disport amorously


disport amorously
   to copulate
   Literally, no more than frolicking with sexual
   Same old rut. A Richmond resident tells me that it is once again that time of the year when the deer in Richmond Park are disporting themselves amorously. Notices in the park are models of tact. They read demurely: 'Warning, Excessive Deer Activity'. {Daily Telegraph, October 1987)

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