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Definition: Merry men
Merry \Mer"ry\, a. [Compar. Merrier; superl. Merriest.] [OE.
merie, mirie, murie, merry, pleasant, AS. merge, myrige,
pleasant; cf. murge, adv.; prob. akin to OHG. murg, short,
Goth. gama['u]rgjan to shorten; cf. L. murcus a coward, who
cuts off his thumb to escape military service; the
Anglo-Saxon and English meanings coming from the idea of
making the time seem short. Cf. Mirth.]
1. Laughingly gay; overflowing with good humor and good
spirits; jovial; inclined to laughter or play; sportive.
They drank, and were merry with him. --Gen. xliii.
I am never merry when I hear sweet music. --Shak.
2. Cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy.
Is any merry? let him sing psalms. --Jas. v. 13.
3. Causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight; as, a merry
jest. “Merry wind and weather.” --Spenser.
Merry dancers. See under Dancer.
Merry men, followers; retainers. [Obs.]
His merie men commanded he
To make him bothe game and glee. --Chaucer.
To make merry, to be jovial; to indulge in hilarity; to
feast with mirth. --Judg. ix. 27.
Syn: Cheerful; blithe; lively; sprightly; vivacious; gleeful;
joyous; mirthful; jocund; sportive; hilarious.