To make fun of. To make a butt of; to ridicule; to play pranks
on one. (Compare Irish fonn, delight.)
Thoroughly, energetically, with delight.
On'y look at the dimmercrats, see what they've done,
Jest simply by stickin' together like fun.
Lowell: Biglow Papers (First series iv. stanza 5).
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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