- merry used 28 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: Yes
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H1974 Used 1 time
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1. Gay and noisy; jovial; exhilarated to laughter.
Man is the merriest species of the creation.
They drank and were merry with him. Genesis 43:34.
2. Causing laughter or mirth; as a merry jest.
3. Brisk; as a merry gale. [This is the primary sense of the word.]
4. Pleasant; agreeable; delightful.
To make merry to be jovial; to indulge in hilarity; to feast with mirth. Judges 9:27.
MERRY-AN'DREW, noun A buffoon; a zany; one whose business is to make sport for others.
MER'RY-MAKING, adjective Producing mirth.
Mirth, music, merry-making melody
Speed the light hours no more at Holyrood.
MER'RY-MEETING, noun A festival; a meeting for mirth.
MER'RY-THOUGHT, noun The forked bone of a fowl's breast, which boys and girls break by pulling each one side; the longest part broken betokening priority of marriage.