As it is now, war is the favorite pastime of the idle and frivolous.
Falconry was long a pastime of the Moslem landlords.
The pastime found favour with the Stuarts.
BOWLS, the oldest British outdoor pastime, next to archery, still in vogue.
The composition of didactic, lyrical and elegiac poetry also was the accomplishment and pastime of an educated dilettante class, the only extant specimens of any interest being some of the Silvae of Statius.