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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Disport \Dis*port"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Disported; p. pr. & vb. n. Disporting.] [OF. se desporter; pref. des- (L. dis-) + F. porter to carry; orig. therefore, to carry one's self away from work, to go to amuse one's self. See Port demeanor, and cf. Sport.] To play; to wanton; to move in gayety; to move lightly and without restraint; to amuse one's self. [1913 Webster] Where light disports in ever mingling dyes. --Pope. [1913 Webster] Childe Harold basked him in the noontide sun, Disporting there like any other fly. --Byron. [1913 Webster]