Fantasy

Definition of Fantasy

Fan´ta`sy
n.1.Fancy; imagination; especially, a whimsical or fanciful conception; a vagary of the imagination; whim; caprice; humor.
Is not this something more than fantasy ?
- Shak.
A thousand fantasies
Begin to throng into my memory.
- Milton.
2.Fantastic designs.
Embroidered with fantasies and flourishes of gold thread.
- Hawthorne.
v. t.1.To have a fancy for; to be pleased with; to like; to fancy.
Which he doth most fantasy.
- Robynson (More's Utopia).

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