Merry-Andrew


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Merry-Andrew

Andrew Borde, Henry VIII’s> physician. [Br. Hist.: Wheeler, 241]
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His habit was very proper for a merry-andrew, being a dirty calico, with hanging sleeves, tassels, and cuts and slashes almost on every side: it covered a taffety vest, so greasy as to testify that his honour must be a most exquisite sloven.