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Frogs the frisky, frogs the spotted, were our comedy that day.

Still there was a touch o' the frisky that set me wondering. '

When he came on board at Sandridge, he looked as frisky and larky as a boy.

I know that finely, I'd have liked it myself when I was young and frisky like you.

But poor Frisky was so tired that he lay right down and went to sleep.

Frisky Squirrel was there, too, sitting in a corner and holding onto his head.

"I could do it, if you'd let me start from a tree," Frisky Squirrel said.

Frisky Squirrel said he supposed so—but it was a strange thing to do.

It had the disposition to be “frisky,” but usually appeared to be lacking in strength.

Guess the frisky little craft must have given a kick just about then.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1500, from frisk "lively" + -y (2). Related: Friskiness.

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