Definition of Merrythought

1. n. The forked bone of a fowl's breast; -- called also wishbone. See Furculum.



Definition of Merrythought

1. Noun. The furcula or wishbone. ¹

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Definition of Merrythought

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Merrythought

merry bells
merry cocker
merry cockers
merry dance
merry dances
merryandrew
merrymake
merrymaker
merrymakers
merrymaking
merrymakings
merryman
merrymeeting
merrymeetings
merrymen
merrythought (current term)
merrythoughts
mersalyl
mersalyls
merse
merses
mersh
mersion
mersions
mersnake
mersnakes
merswine
merulidan
merulioid
mervaille

Literary usage of Merrythought

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1. The Chief Elizabethan Dramatists, Excluding Shakespeare by William Allan Neilson (1911)
"You will not have us starve here, will you, Master merrythought ? ... Good Master merrythought, Mfr. Woman, 1 take you to my love again ; but you »hull sing ..."

2. The Cook's Own Book and Housekeeper's Register: Being Receipts for Cooking ...by N. K. M. Lee, Mrs N K M Lee by N. K. M. Lee, Mrs N K M Lee (1842)
"It is rarely necessary to cut up the whole of the goose, unless the company is large, but the merrythought may be taken off: there are two side bones by the ..."

3. Howitt's Journal by William Howitt, Mary Botham Howitt (1847)
"It's so good of you, Mrs. merrythought," he said ; ' but you women are always so considerate. I don't know what we men should do without you. ..."

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