Definition of Merryman
1. a jester [n MERRYMEN] - See also: jester
Lexicographical Neighbors of Merryman
Literary usage of Merryman
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1918)
"... General Cadwallader to bring the prisoner he- fore him in court the next day, and explain by what authority he was detaining merryman in prison. ..."
2. Historic Graves of Maryland and the District of Columbia, with the by Helen West Ridgely (1908)
"In the burying ground of the merryman family are the following: Micajah ... Sarah, daughter of Micajah and Mary Ensor merryman, died, Aged 23 years, Sep. ..."
3. Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University, Herbert Baxter Adams (1887)
"THE HABEAS CORPUS CASE EX PARTE JOHN merryman, CAMPBELL'S REPORTS, p. 246. ... Ex parte 1 Before the Chief Justice of the Supreme JOHN merryman. ..."
4. The Masquerade and Other Poems by John Godfrey Saxe (1866)
"I. BY way of good example To all the gloomy clan, There came into existence Good Robin merryman. To laugh at those who grumble, And be jolly as he can, ..."
5. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances by Charles Wareing Endell Bardsley (1901)
"Married—John merryman and Hester Poole : St. Michael, Cornhill, p. 44. ... Thomas lesion and Mary merryman : St. Geo. Han. Sq, i. 28^. Merriott; v. ..."