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fancy

1. (of a domestic animal) bred for particular qualities
2. Lit the power to conceive and represent decorative and novel imagery, esp in poetry. Fancy was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than imagination
3. Music a composition for solo lute, keyboard, etc., current during the 16th and 17th centuries
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Clarke: Royals will fancy chances of a Cup upset FORMER West Brom and Reading boss Steve Clarke reckons the Royals will have been pleased with the fifth round draw, ahead of welcoming Albion to the Madejski Stadium this weekend.
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