fantasy (n.) Old form(s): fantasie, phantasie
ardent desire, amorous fancy
AYL II.iv.27[Silvius to Corin] How many actions most ridiculous / Hast thou been drawn to by thy fantasy?
AYL V.ii.89[Silvius to all, of the nature of love] It is to be all made of fantasy
MND I.i.32[Egeus to Lysander, of Hermia] Thou hast ... stolen the impression of her fantasy [i.e. by subterfuge made an impression on her]
MW V.v.93[Fairies singing] Fie on sinful fantasy!
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