dalliance (n.)
frivolity, idleness, wasteful activity
1H6 V.i.23[King to Gloucester] fitter is my study and my books / Than wanton dalliance with a paramour
1H6 V.ii.5[Alen??on to Charles] keep not back your powers in dalliance
H5 II.chorus.2[Chorus] silken dalliance in the wardrobe lies
Ham I.iii.50[Ophelia to Laertes] [do not follow] the primrose path of dalliance
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