merrymake

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From make merry.

VerbEdit

merrymake (third-person singular simple present merrymakes, present participle merrymaking, simple past and past participle merrymade)

  1. (archaic, literary) To make merry, have fun, celebrate.

NounEdit

merrymake (plural merrymakes)

  1. (archaic, literary) Merry-making, celebration, festivity.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vi:
      when he saw her toy, and gibe, and geare, / And passe the bonds of modest merimake, / Her dalliance he despisd, and follies did forsake.

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