a) A pubic wig
b) A citizen of the United States of America, particularly of the 'flyover states'
Ah'm prahd ter be a Merkin.
something george bush is constantly saying he is proud to be
"ah am proud, to be a merkin citezin"
A pubic hair piece. A toupee for the pubic area/genitals. In the 1700’s when mercury was used to treat sexually transmitted diseases (Gonorrhea or Syphilis) one of the side effects was the loss of pubic hair. To disguise this condition, that was not cured by mercury, a Merkin was employed.
17th Century setting: Due to his treatment of the "French Pox" (syphilis) with mercury a merkin Gwendolyn used a Merkin to used to hide the side effects of hair loss and not alarm her husband.
A pubic Toupee
A family guy reference in two episodes
Man: "Hey kid, wanna buy a merkin?"
Chris: "What's a merkin?"
Man: "Why it's a pubic toupee"
imitation pubic hair. A pubic wig.
Geoffrey wore his merkin unashamedly
He wore his merkin with pride
Translated from olde english, merkin mean a pubic hair wig. Which today are very rare aliek the term itself.
Shopkeeper (1643):A mirkin for your quim, me lady?
Feminist (2005): RAPE!