He and samuel lover afford the best examples of Celtic wit that are to be found in literature.
samuel lover described this visit as being a round of boisterous merriment.
If one wishes to realise how good an artist Lever was, the best way is to read his contemporary samuel lover.
early 13c., agent noun from love (v.). Old English had lufend for male lovers, lufestre for women. Meaning "one who has a predilection for" (a thing, concept, pursuit, etc.) is mid-14c. As a form of address to a lover, from 1911. Related: Loverly.