At this Miss Polly acted as if she had been aroused from a dream or a revery.
And with this profound bit of moralizing, he sipped his glass in revery.
Musa, having satisfied hunger, sat with his long eyelashes cast down in dreamy Oriental revery.
In the midst of his revery a sound from outside startled him.
A step sounded on the verandah, and the Bishop concluded his revery abruptly.
Starting from a revery, Whispering Smith reached for the warrant.
But the man addicted to revery forms his own landscapes and colours his own skies.
She was awakened from her revery, and found Lord Frederick Lawnly by her side.
He had kept his eyes fixed on the table as in a revery, and had scarcely spoken a word.
Is not Emmy in her bridal-dress a theme well worth a revery?
mid-14c., reuerye, "wild conduct, frolic," from Old French reverie, resverie "revelry, raving, delirium" (Modern French rêverie), from resver "to dream, wander, rave" (12c., Modern French rêver), of uncertain origin (also the root of rave). Meaning "daydream" is first attested 1650s, a reborrowing from French. As a type of musical composition, it is attested from 1880. Related: Reverist.