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Merry Andrew (Grose 1811 Dictionary)

Merry Andrew

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MERRYMAN. The jack pudding, jester, or zany of a mountebank, usually dressed in a party-coloured coat.

Definition taken from The 1811 Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue, originally by Francis Grose.

Merkin * Merry A-se Christian

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Men of Straw
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