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Sportful, 1) merry, frolicsome: “how with a s. malice it was followed,” Tw. V, 373. “is s. Edward come?” H6C V, 1, 18.*
2) amorous, wanton (cf. Sport, subst. H6C V, 1, 18 d): “let Kate be chaste and Dian s.” Shr. II, 263.
3) done in jest: “though it be a s. combat,” Troil. I, 3, 335.
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