Merrymake

Definitions

  • The Negroes Merrymaking. 39
    The Negroes Merrymaking. 39
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Merrymake Mirth; frolic; a meeting for mirth; a festival.
    • v. i Merrymake To make merry; to be jolly; to feast.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • merrymake To make merry; frolic.
    • n merrymake A merrymaking; sport; pastime. Also written merrimake.
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Usage

In literature:

Ah, such a merrymaking as they planned for that evening!
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
Even Burke felt the call of the dance, until he studied the evolutions of the merrymakers.
"Traffic in Souls" by Eustace Hale Ball
And what a merrymaking it was!
"With Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga" by W. Bert Foster
The colonel told his story, and the merrymakers agreed to turn out.
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
Leave the merrymaking for appreciative friends.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
He noticed that a little crowd was congregated there, many of its members in the costume of merrymakers.
"The Crimson Gardenia and Other Tales of Adventure" by Rex Beach
So the merrymaking went on; the hilarity grew apace.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6" by Various
I am no' a man to tak' offence, but this somewhat passes merrymaking!
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
Fortunately there was, in the gathering of merrymakers, a physician, who at once hurried to Dick's side.
"Dick Hamilton's Fortune" by Howard R. Garis
Within were music and merrymaking.
"Hans Andersen's Fairy Tales" by Hans Christian Andersen
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In news:

When his merrymaking animal friends realize that he's sad, they assume that something akin to extreme sports is in order.
"Merrymakers at Shrovetide" is part of a new exhibition called " Frans Hals in the Metropolitan Museum.".
The crooked little streets of this old town are teeming to overflowing with merrymaking visitors.
The merrymakers would have you envision a kid in diapers toting a gun.
Merrymakers joined their friends and neighbors for the annual Reynold and Esther Choiniere Christmas Dinner.
In three days, millions of people across America will be eating, drinking and merrymaking to their heart's content.
One of Currier and Ives' lithographs, reproduced on many a Christmas card and calendar and now 150 years old, depicts winter merrymakers skating on a pond in New York's.
That's also the fee consummate musician and merrymaker Marla Joy charges for the Zumba classes she teaches from Fortuna to Trinidad.
And the merrymaking of Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) is noteworthy for its blend of whimsy and the macabre.
The annual Twelfth Night Ball fundraiser at Old Fort Niagara was another grand evening of high fashion, dancing and merrymaking.
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