Definition of Merry-andrew

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of Merry Andrew); clown; buffoon. ¹



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Medical Definition of Merry-andrew

1. One whose business is to make sport for others; a buffoon; a zany; especially, one who attends a mountebank or quack doctor. This term is said to have originated from one Andrew Borde, an English physician of the 16th century, who gained patients by facetious speeches to the multitude. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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