Any one numerous species of singing birds of the genus Alauda and allied genera (family Alaudidae). They mostly belong to Europe, Asia, and Northern Africa. In America they are represented by the shore larks, or horned by the shore larks, or horned larks, of the genus Otocoris. The true larks have holaspidean tarsi, very long hind claws, and usually, dull, sandy brown colors.
I was probably the first kid in my high school to go to Yale. I applied almost as a lark. Then, when I got there, I was the dumbest person in your class. Maya Lin
A friend of my mom's was a casting director so, really as kind of a lark, I had a couple of acting jobs that had just enough exposure to give me the option to continue if I wanted to. I followed through with it. Ben Affleck
The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build, Her humble nest, lies silent in the field. Edmund Waller
Jerry and I always felt that the character was enjoying himself. He was having fun: he wasn't taking himself seriously. It was always a lark for him, as you can see in my early drawings. Joe Shuster
lark in Dutch is leeuwerik
lark in French is alouette
lark in German is Lerche
lark in Hungarian is pacsirta
lark in Italian is allodola
lark in Norwegian is lerke, moro
lark in Portuguese is cotovia
lark in Spanish is alondra
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