merry men

pl n
  1. facetious a person's assistants or followers

Origin of merry men

C19: originally, the companions of a knight, outlaw, etc

Words Nearby merry men

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How to use merry men in a sentence

  • When you are tired of dancing, you can be Robin Hood's merry men, and shoot.

    Miscellanea | Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • With two large boars as the spoils of their prowess, Mr. Atkinson and his “merry men” returned to camp triumphant.

    Some Heroes of Travel | W. H. Davenport Adams