noun Chiefly British.
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Origin of merrythought
Words nearby merrythought
Example sentences from the Web for merrythought
Take off the merrythought, the neck-bones, and separate the leg-bones from the legs, and the pinions from the wings.The American Frugal Housewife|Lydia M. Child
Again, all birds that can fly possess a “merrythought,” or furculum; and such is not found in the Pterodactyl.Extinct Monsters|H. N. Hutchinson
Bless my drumsticks and merrythought, I shant be so cold and hungry, please God, this time to–morrow night.Cradock Nowell, Vol. 2 (of 3)|Richard Doddridge Blackmore
I see I am wrong again, the drumstick is in the dish, and the merrythought is in my head, with numerous companions.
Oh dear me, there is but a drumstick and a merrythought left.