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Lark

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun lark:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb lark:

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Definition of the noun lark

What does lark mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: larks

  1. North American songbirds having a yellow breast
  2. a songbird that lives mainly on the ground in open country; has streaky brown plumage
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonyms of lark: pipit / titlark
    • more generic terms: oscine / oscine bird = passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
    • more specific terms: Anthus pratensis / meadow pipit = a common pipit that is brown above and white below
    • member of: Anthus / genus Anthus = pipits
    • young animal: chick
    • female animal: hen
    • male animal: cock
    • collective noun: bevy / exaltation
    • collateral adjective: alaudine
  3. any of numerous predominantly Old World birds noted for their singing
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • more generic terms: oscine / oscine bird = passerine bird having specialized vocal apparatus
    • more specific terms: Alauda arvensis / skylark = brown-speckled European lark noted for singing while hovering at a great height
    • member of: Alaudidae / family Alaudidae = larks
    • young animal: chick
    • female animal: hen
    • male animal: cock
    • collective noun: bevy / exaltation
    • collateral adjective: alaudine
  4. any carefree episode
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of lark: escapade
    • more generic words: diversion / recreation = an activity that diverts or amuses or stimulates
    • more specific word: sexcapade = a sexual escapade

Alternative definition of the noun lark

noun

  1. Any of various small, singing passerine birds of the family Alaudidae.
  2. Any of various resembling birds, usually ground-living, such as the meadowlark and titlark
  3. One who wakes early; one who is up with the larks.
  4. A romp, frolic, some fun.
  5. A prank.

Definition of the verb lark

What does lark mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: larked | larking | larks

  1. play boisterously

Business

Lark is a brand of cigarettes introduced in 1963 by Liggett & Myers and notable for its charcoal filter and past advertising campaigns, among which was one featuring people on the street being asked to "Show us your Lark pack".

People

  1. Lark a.k.a. John F. Kennedy Jr.: John Fitzgerald Kennedy Jr., often referred to as JFK Jr. or John-John in the press, was an American lawyer, journalist, and magazine publisher. He was the surviving son of U.S. President John F. Kennedy and First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, and younger brother of Caroline Kennedy. He was a nephew of Senators Robert F. Kennedy and Ted Kennedy, who both served as father figures to him after his father's assassination just before his third birthday.
  2. Lark a.k.a. Brandon Larkins is an actor.

There are other people with in their name, like Jim Lark, Lark Geib, Lark Pien, Lark Song, Stan Lark, Logan Lark, Sarah Lark, Lark Brynner, Lark Carrier, Lark DiMucci and many others.

Groups

  1. Lark is a four-piece electronica band from South Africa based in Cape Town, who have been one of the key contributors to the rising Experimental and IDM crossover scene who have created a solid Grassroots following in South Africa, England and Germany through their EP Mouth of Me but have gained mainstream success through their debut album Razbliuto.
  2. Lark is a musical group, webpage.
    • albums: "Shop", "The Animal's Claw (In Flagranti remix)"

There are other groups with in their name, like Lark Blames and The Lark Rise Band.

Characters

  1. Lark is a fictional character from the 2005 film Hairkutt.
  2. Lark is a fictional character from the 2012 film Batman Revealed.
  3. Lark is a fictional character from the 2012 film Local Tourists.
  4. Lark is a fictional film character.

Writings

"Lark" is a book by Ginny Aiken.

Artwork

"Lark" is an artwork by Pál Szinyei Merse.

Music

  1. "Lark" is the second studio album released by British singer songwriter Linda Lewis. It was recorded at Apple studio for Reprise Records and released in 1972.
  2. "Lark" is a musical album of Damien Youth.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  3. "Lark" is a composition, cataloged instance.

Place

Lark a.k.a. Lark, Wisconsin: Lark is an unincorporated community in the town of Morrison, Brown County, Wisconsin, United States. It is located on Wisconsin Highway 96.

Miscellanea

  1. Lark: A lark, early bird, or morning person is a person who usually gets up early in the morning and goes to bed early in the evening.
  2. The Lark was an overnight passenger train of the Southern Pacific Company on the 470-mile run between San Francisco and Los Angeles. It became a streamliner in 1941 and was discontinued on April 8, 1968. The Lark ran along the same route as the Coast Daylight and was often pulled by a locomotive wearing the famous Daylight paint scheme of orange, red, and black.
  3. Lark is a multiple JBF Awards nominated and winning restaurant in Seattle.
    • some of the awards:
        • James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northwest nomination for John Sundstrom
        • James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northwest nomination for John Sundstrom
        • James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northwest nomination for John Sundstrom
        • James Beard Award for Best Chef: Northwest, received by John Sundstrom
  4. The Lark is a two-person, non-trapeze sailing dinghy, designed in 1966 by Michael Jackson. All Larks are made of glass-reinforced plastic. The Lark is a one-design class which leads to very close racing.
  5. Lark was the code word for the group that was sent from the United Kingdom to Trondheim, Norway as part of the preparations for a possible allied invasion of Norway. Lark developed into the main organisation for the Special Operations Executive in Trøndelag, and became the effective leadership of Milorg in the region.
  6. Lark a.k.a. SAM-N-2 Lark: The Lark project was a high-priority, solid-fuel boosted, liquid-fueled rocket surface-to-air missile developed by the United States Navy to meet the kamikaze threat. After Lark configuration was established by the Bureau of Aeronautics in January 1945 Fairchild Aircraft was given a contract to produce 100 missiles in March 1945. Fairchild used radio command guidance with a semi-active radar homing AN/DPN-7. A backup contract for another 100 missiles was given to Convair in June 1945. Convair used beam riding guidance with AN/APN-23 active radar homing. Neither version was successful. Six of the Convair airframes were given to Raytheon to explore use of velocity-gated continuous wave doppler radar for guided missile target seekers, while most other United States investigators used range-gated pulse radar. One of these Raytheon guidance systems in a Convair airframe scored the first successful United States surface-to-air missile interception of a flying target in January 1950.
  7. Lark a.k.a. RNA binding motif protein 4 is a gene.
    • also known as zinc finger CCHC-type and RNA binding motif 3A

Phrases with Lark

  1. lark about
  2. Red Lark
  3. Sky Lark
  4. Sun Lark
  5. Dune Lark
  6. Foxy Lark
  7. Raso Lark
  8. Sand Lark
  9. Ash's Lark
  10. Black Lark
  11. Dusky Lark
  12. Karoo Lark
  13. Obbia Lark
  14. Angola Lark
  15. Degodi Lark
  16. desert lark
  17. Dunn's Lark
  18. Gray's Lark
  19. horned lark
  20. Magpie-lark

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lark

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Google previewA Blake Dictionary (2013)

The Ideas and Symbols of William Blake by S. Foster Damon

The LARK is the new idea which comes as inspiration in the dawn. Blake depicted him as a naked boy singing in...

"The Lark is a mighty Angel” (Mil 36:12) , r'an Angel on the Wing” (K 618). An Angel is by definition a messenger, and the Lark ...

Google previewAvian survivors (2011)

The History and Biogeography of Palearctic Birds by Clive Finlayson

Dunn's Lark is a bioclimatic specialist that has a discontinuous distribution in the Western Palearctic centred on 30°N (Latitude Category E). A sedentary omnivore of open habitats, its range appears limited to the southernmost parts of the ...

Google previewEcophysiology of Desert Birds (1996)

by Gordon L. Maclean

The Crested Lark is an opportunist, occurring in the desert only under favourable conditions. It feeds...

Google previewFacing Extinction (2010)

The World's Rarest Birds and the Race to Save Them by Paul Donald, Nigel Collar, Stuart Marsden, Debbie Pain

The Raso Lark is a smaller bird than any other member of the genus but it has a disproportionately large bill. It also shows a high degree of sexual dimorphism: males are larger, and particularly larger-billed, than females (Burton 1971, Donald ...

Google previewBirds of West Virginia (2012)

A Falcon Field Guide by Todd Telander

Eremophila alpestris Family Alaudidae (larks) Size: 7” Season: Year-round Habitat:Open and barren country The Horned Lark is a slim, elongated, ground- dwelling bird with long wings. Plumage is pale reddish gray above and whitish below, ...

Google previewBirds of Virginia (2012)

A Falcon Field Guide by Todd Telander

Eremophila alpestris Family Alaudidae (larks) Size: 7" Season: Year-round Habitat: Open and barren country The Horned Lark is a slim, elongated, ground- dwelling bird with long wings. The plumage is pale reddish gray above and whitish ...

Google previewThe Fauna and Flora of Palestine (2013)

by Henry Baker Tristram

The Crested Lark is the commonest bird of the country in the open ground of the central, coast and northern regions, remaining all the year, but generally a late breeder. The pale form, Galerida alyssim'ca, Bp., is the form found in the south and ...

Google previewThe Last Legionnaire (2016)

by Paul Fraser Collard

Jack Lark is an unforgettable new hero' Anthony Riches 'Races along with the ...

Google previewDiabetes Cookbook For Dummies (2014)

by Alan L. Rubin

thelark.com ) The Lark is a sophisticated European-style country inn located in the heart of West Bloomfield, Michigan. The award-winning cuisine is prepared ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Underworld (2015)

British and American by Eric Partridge

lark. A boat, according to the glossary in Memoirs of John ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Leopard - marten (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

The magpie lark, mudlark or peewit, Grallina cyctnoleuca, lives throughout Australia and is the size of a Eurasian blackbird, Turdus merula, ...

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Quotes about Lark

A Lark

Better have a crow
To caw
Every now and then
Than a lark
With a sweet melody
A well-writ couplet
May do you harm
But handbilling
Has its own charm.

(Karnailsingh Heranwale) (Karnail Singh Heirwale)
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Scrabble value of L1A1R1K5

The value of this 4-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of LARK

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