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Merry

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • 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

Strongs Concordance:

Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Merry

MER'RY, adjective

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.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Merry-andrew

MERRY-AN'DREW, noun A buffoon; a zany; one whose business is to make sport for others.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Merry-making

MER'RY-MAKING, adjective Producing mirth.

Mirth, music, merry-making melody

Speed the light hours no more at Holyrood.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Merry-meeting

MER'RY-MEETING, noun A festival; a meeting for mirth.


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Merry-thought

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.