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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fantasy  \Fan"ta*sy\,  n.;  pl  {Fantasies}.  [See  {Fancy}.] 
  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  Being  to  throng  into  my  memory. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Fantastic  designs. 
 
  Embroidered  with  fantasies  and  flourishes  of  gold 
  thread.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fantasy  \Fan"ta*sy\,  v.  t. 
  To  have  a  fancy  for  to  be  pleased  with  to  like  to  fancy. 
  [Obs.]  --Cavendish. 
 
  Which  he  doth  most  fantasy.  --Robynson 
  (More's 
  Utopia). 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fantasy 
  n  1:  imagination  unrestricted  by  reality;  "a  schoolgirl  fantasy" 
  [syn:  {phantasy}] 
  2:  fiction  with  a  large  amount  of  fantasy  in  it  "she  made  a 
  lot  of  money  writing  romantic  fantasies"  [syn:  {phantasy}] 
  3:  something  many  people  believe  that  is  false;  "they  have  the 
  illusion  that  I  am  very  wealthy"  [syn:  {illusion},  {phantasy}, 
  {fancy}] 




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