Rev"er*ie (?), Rev"er*y (?), n.; pl. Reveries (#). [F. r'everie, fr. rever to dream, rave, be light-headed. Cf. Rave.]


A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream.

"Rapt in nameless reveries."


When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it. Locke.


An extravagant concient of the fancy; a vision.


There are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds]. Addison.
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Rev"er*y (?), n.

Same as Reverie.


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