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Definition of "merryman" [merryman]

  • A dialectal form of merman. (noun)
  • A merry-andrew; a buffoon; a clown: used as an appellative or pretended surname for a clown: as (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "merryman" in a sentence
  • "For instance, this prologue involving a manager, merryman, and poet."
  • "Who fled from the mocking throng, O! It's the song of a merryman, moping mum,"
  • "At our elderly and intemperate merryman of the shaft and quiver."
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