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noun 
  1. Merriment; gaiety accompanied with laughter; jollity.
    • 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.
      1. That which causes merriment.
    • 1922: w:James Joyce, James Joyce, ''w:Ulysses (novel), Ulysses
    • : Phantasmal , folded away: muskperfumed.
Etymology: Old English myrÄí


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