merry-andrew

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mer·ry-an·drew

 (mĕr′ē-ăn′dro͞o)
n.
A clown; a buffoon.

[merry + the name Andrew.]

merry-andrew

n
(Historical Terms) a joker, clown, or buffoon
[C17: original reference of Andrew unexplained]

mer′ry-an′drew

(-ˈæn dru)

n.
a clown; buffoon.
[1665–75; merry + Andrew, generic use of the proper name]