They lived among themselves in gangs, and to facilitate their progress, affected somewhat of the merry-andrew.
It was his custom when in banter to drop from English to his native brogue like a merry-andrew.
Even the school-boys left the merry-andrew and came to gaze, with wide-open eyes, at this tall, strange-looking old man.
Herr Carovius was dancing like a merry-andrew around the door of his residence.
There was Dick, the merry-andrew, rather light-fingered and riotous, but a clever droll fellow.
"You are incorrigible, you merry-andrew" she said, brushing the curls from his forehead.
There was one called Merrylees, or more often merry-andrew, a great favourite with the students.
But this proves to be the note of Paillasse, a merry-andrew.
The very street-boys would hunt me through the market-place for a merry-andrew!
If I were to charge a battery, I'd only look like a merry-andrew after all; men will not respect what is only laughable.