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Whim

n.1.(Zool.) The European widgeon.
1.
1.A sudden turn or start of the mind; a temporary eccentricity; a freak; a fancy; a capricious notion; a humor; a caprice.
Let every man enjoy his whim.
- Churchill.
2.(Mining) A large capstan or vertical drum turned by horse power or steam power, for raising ore or water, etc., from mines, or for other purposes; - called also whim gin, and whimsey.
Whim gin
(Mining) a whim. See Whim, 2.
Whim shaft
(Mining) a shaft through which ore, water, etc., is raised from a mine by means of a whim.
v. i.1.To be subject to, or indulge in, whims; to be whimsical, giddy, or freakish.
Noun1.whim - a sudden desire; "he bought it on an impulse"
Synonyms: caprice, impulse
2.whim - 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"
Synonyms: whimsey, whimsy, notion
apparition, bee, boutade, brainchild, brainstorm, bubble, capriccio, chimera, conceit, crank, craze, crazy idea, crotchet, delirium, disposition, dream, eidolon, fad, fantasque, fantastic notion, fantasy, fiction, figment, flimflam, fool notion, freak, freakish inspiration, hallucination, harebrained idea, idea, idle fancy, illusion, imagery, imagination, imagining, insubstantial image, invention, kink, maggot, make-believe, megrim, myth, passing fancy, phantasm, phantom, romance, sick fancy, thick-coming fancies, thought, toy, trip, vagary, vapor, vision, whim-wham, wildest dreams
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