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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 whim·sey /ˈhwɪmzi, ˈwɪm-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whim·sey, Whimsy  n.; pl. Whimseys or Whimsies
 1. 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Whim·sey, v. t. To fill with whimseys, or whims; to make fantastic; to craze.  [R.]
    To have a man's brain whimsied with his wealth.   --J. Fletcher.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an odd or fanciful or capricious idea; "the theatrical
           notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his
           stories"; "he had a whimsy about flying to the moon";
           "whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy
           it" [syn: notion, whim, whimsy]
      2: the trait of acting unpredictably and more from whim or
         caprice than from reason or judgment; "I despair at the
         flightiness and whimsicality of my memory" [syn: flightiness,
          arbitrariness, whimsicality, whimsy, capriciousness]