Fancying
Fancy Fan"cy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fancied}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Fancying}.] 1. To figure to one's self; to believe or imagine something without proof. [1913 Webster]

If our search has reached no farther than simile and metaphor, we rather fancy than know. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

2. To love. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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