- Merriment; gaiety accompanied with laughter; jollity.
Etymology: Old English myrÄí
- 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson, Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island, Treasure Island
- : And he began to laugh again, and that so heartily, that, though I did not see the joke as he did, I was again obliged to join him in his mirth.
- That which causes merriment.
- 1922: w:James Joyce, James Joyce, ''w:Ulysses (novel), Ulysses
- : Phantasmal , folded away: muskperfumed.
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