Definition of merryman in English:

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merryman

Pronunciation: /ˈmɛrɪmən/

noun (plural merrymen)

archaic
A jester.
Example sentences
  • 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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