Whim"sey, Whimsy (?), n.; pl. Whimseys (#) or Whimsies (#). [See Whim.]


A whim; a freak; a capricious notion, a fanciful or odd conceit.

"The whimsies of poets and painters."


Men's folly, whimsies, and inconstancy. Swift.

Mistaking the whimseys of a feverish brain for the calm revelation of truth. Bancroft.

2. Mining

A whim.


© Webster 1913.

Whim"sy (?), n.

A whimsey.


© Webster 1913.

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