caper (v.) Old form(s): caper'd , Capring
dance with joy, leap with delight
LLL V.ii.113[Boyet to Princess, of a member of the King's party] The third he capered
MV I.ii.58[Portia to Nerissa, of the French lord] If a throstle sing, he falls straight a-capering
Tem V.i.238[Boatswain to Alonso, of the ship] our Master / Cap'ring to eye her
TN I.iii.133[Sir Toby to Sir Andrew] Let me see thee caper
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