sport (n.) Old form(s): sportes
exercise, athletic pastime
AC IV.xv.32[Cleopatra to Charmian and Iras, of lifting Antony into her monument] Here's sport indeed! How heavy weighs my lord!
Cym III.iii.10[Belarius to Guiderius and Arviragus] Now for our mountain sport, up to yond hill!
H5 IV.ii.21[Constable to all, of their weapons] That our French gallants shall today draw out, / And sheathe for lack of sport
PP.12.5[] Youth is full of sport, Age's breath is short [or: sense 1]
Tem III.i.1[Ferdinand alone] There be some sports are painful
TNK I.iii.27[Emilia to Hippolyta, of Pirithous] his sports, / Though craving seriousness and skill, passed slightly / His careless execution
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