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Definition of merryman in English:
noun (plural merrymen)archaic
- In front of the cart walks a merryman, holding a long skewer in either hand, with bits of bread on one skewer and fragments of cooked meat on the other.
- he Doctor was accompanied by a merryman with an infinite fund of humour.
- There is now not a sign of merriment from the Land's End to John o' Groats; nor a merryman to be found, but in some miserable pretence at Bartholomew Fair.
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