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gapeseed

[geyp-seed, gap-] /ˈgeɪpˌsid, ˈgæp-/
noun, British Dialect
1.
a daydream or reverie.
2.
an idealistic, impossible, or unreal plan or goal.
3.
a person who gapes or stares in wonder, especially a rustic or unworldly person who is easily awed.
4.
something that is gaped at; anything unusual or remarkable.
Idioms
5.
seek / plant / sow gapeseed,
  1. to daydream; woolgather.
  2. to plan, strive, or wish for impossible or unreal goals.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; gape + seed
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