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noun (plural merrymen)archaic
- This prologue involves a manager, merryman, and poet.
- 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.
- In Dickon's eyes, the outlaw is hardly the laughing, jesting merry man found in Pyle's version.
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