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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) The faculty by which the mind forms an image or a representation of anything perceived before; the power of combining and modifying such objects into new pictures or images; the power of readily and happily creating and recalling such objects for the purpose of amusement, wit, or embellishment; imagination.

2. (n.) An image or representation of anything formed in the mind; conception; thought; idea; conceit.

3. (n.) An opinion or notion formed without much reflection; caprice; whim; impression.

4. (n.) Inclination; liking, formed by caprice rather than reason; as, to strike one's fancy; hence, the object of inclination or liking.

5. (n.) That which pleases or entertains the taste or caprice without much use or value.

6. (n.) A sort of love song or light impromptu ballad.

7. (v. i.) To figure to one's self; to believe or imagine something without proof.

8. (v. i.) To love.

9. (v. t.) To form a conception of; to portray in the mind; to imagine.

10. (v. t.) To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.

11. (v. t.) To believe without sufficient evidence; to imagine (something which is unreal).

12. (a.) Adapted to please the fancy or taste; ornamental; as, fancy goods.

13. (a.) Extravagant; above real value.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FANCY

fan'-si (phantazo, "to cause to appear," "show"): In Ecclesiasticus 34:5, "And the heart fancieth, as a woman's in travail" (compare The Wisdom of Solomon 6:16; Hebrews 12:21).

Greek
2755. kenodoxos -- vainglorious
... It is only used in Gal 5:26. 2755 () refers to "foolish fancy" (, "empty opinion").
This is , and . [This is also the meaning of 2755 in the .]. ...
//strongsnumbers.com/greek2/2755.htm - 7k
Strong's Hebrew
2031. harhor -- fancy, imagining
... 2030, 2031. harhor. 2032 . fancy, imagining. Transliteration: harhor
Phonetic Spelling: (har-hor') Short Definition: fantasies. ...
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401. Ukal -- an Israelite name
... name NASB Word Usage Ucal (1). Ucal. Or mukkal {ook-kawl'}; apparently from 'akal;
devoured; Ucal, a fancy name -- Ucal. see HEBREW 'akal. 400, 401. ...
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6287. p'er -- to go over the boughs
... beauty, bonnet, goodly, ornament, tire From pa'ar; an embellishment, ie Fancy
head-dress -- beauty, bonnet, goodly, ornament, tire. see HEBREW pa'ar. ...
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Library

But Let this Monstrous and Impious Fancy be Put Far from Us...
... Book II. 45 But let this monstrous and impious fancy be put far from us�
But let this monstrous and impious fancy be put [3718 ...
/.../the seven books of arnobius against the heathen/45 but let this monstrous.htm

Of those who Fancy That, on Account of the Saints' Intercession ...
... Book XXI. Chapter 18."Of Those Who Fancy That, on Account of the Saints'
Intercession, Man Shall Be Damned in the Last Judgment. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 18 of those who fancy.htm

Of those who Fancy that the Sins which are Intermingled with Alms ...
... Book XXI. Chapter 22."Of Those Who Fancy that the Sins Which are Intermingled
with Alms-Deeds Shall Not Be Charged at the Day of Judgment. ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 22 of those who fancy.htm

But Lest any Should Fancy that this was Granted Only to the Twelve ...
... Section 7. But lest any should fancy that this was granted only to the
twelve� 7. But lest any should fancy that this was granted ...
/.../augustine/of the work of monks /section 7 but lest any.htm

Now Fancy to Yourself Christ, the Lamb of God...
... Address 182: Now fancy to yourself Christ, the Lamb of God� Now fancy to
yourself Christ, the Lamb of God, after his divine sermon ...
/.../address 182 0 0 now fancy to.htm

Against those who Fancy that in the Judgment of God all the ...
... Book XXI. Chapter 24."Against Those Who Fancy that in the Judgment of God All the
Accused Will Be Spared in Virtue of the Prayers of the Saints. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 24 against those who fancy.htm

Of those who Fancy that no Men Shall be Punished Eternally.
... Book XXI. Chapter 17."Of Those Who Fancy that No Men Shall Be Punished
Eternally. I must now, I see, enter the lists of amicable ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 17 of those who fancy.htm

It Seems to Me Also that the Fancy of Plato...
... Chapter XXX. It seems to me also that the fancy of Plato� It seems to
me also that the fancy of Plato, that those stones which ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxx it seems to.htm

The Image of Matter in the Sun, after which Man is Formed ...
... Chapter XXIII."The Image of Matter in the Sun, After Which Man is Formed; Trifling
Fancies; It is a Mere Fancy, Too, that Man Is Formed from Matter; Man is ...
/.../alexander/of the manichaeans/chapter xxiii the image of matter.htm

The Doctrine of Manichæus not Only Uncertain, but False. His ...
... Uncertain, But False. His Absurd Fancy of a Land and Race of Darkness Bordering
on the Holy Region and the Substance of God. 19. What if ...
/.../chapter 15 name doctrine of.htm

Thesaurus
Fancy (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (n.) Inclination; liking, formed by caprice rather than reason; as, to strike
one's fancy; hence, the object of inclination or liking. ...
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Image (126 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Show; appearance; cast. 4. (n.) A representation of anything to the
mind; a picture drawn by the fancy; a conception; an idea. ...
/i/image.htm - 60k

Dream (82 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy; a vagary; a revery; --
in this sense, applied to an imaginary or anticipated state of happiness; as ...
/d/dream.htm - 47k

Conceit (14 Occurrences)
... 3. (n.) Quickness of apprehension; active imagination; lively fancy. 4.
(n.) A fanciful, odd, or extravagant notion; a quant fancy...
/c/conceit.htm - 11k

Levitical (19 Occurrences)
... Ezekiel 48 of the prophet are scarcely inspired by practical necessities, that they
have a very pronounced character of ideal vision; and `as no fancy is pure ...
/l/levitical.htm - 20k

Arabia (9 Occurrences)
... Arabian fancy has peopled the desert with strange creatures not of human kind (compare
Isaiah 13:21; Isaiah 34:14), and fancy has been justified by the common ...
/a/arabia.htm - 43k

Comparative
... that all religion arose from fear of ghosts, and all the gods were but men who had
died; (2) "Animism," which traces religion to early man's fancy that every ...
/c/comparative.htm - 29k

Demonology
... In the extra-canonical Jewish sources the same exuberance of fancy appears in
attributing all kinds of ills of mind and body to innumerable, swarming hosts of ...
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Demoniac (7 Occurrences)
... In the extra-canonical Jewish sources the same exuberance of fancy appears in
attributing all kinds of ills of mind and body to innumerable, swarming hosts of ...
/d/demoniac.htm - 26k

Demon (26 Occurrences)
... In the extra-canonical Jewish sources the same exuberance of fancy appears in
attributing all kinds of ills of mind and body to innumerable, swarming hosts of ...
/d/demon.htm - 32k

Concordance
Fancy (1 Occurrence)

Song of Songs 6:12
Before I was conscious of it, ...
(See RSV)

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