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merryman

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɛrɪmən
 
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Definition of merryman in English:

noun (plural merrymen)

archaic
A jester.
Example sentences
  • 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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