What does the word revery mean?

Usage examples for revery

  1. And with small ceremony he precipitated himself upon Mr. Harrow, who seemed to be lost in a revery, his back to him, leaning his elbow on the mantel, and his head upon his hand. – Five Little Peppers at School by Margaret Sidney
  2. Often, sunk in revery, the familiar landmarks of the journey went by unheeded; often he lay awake in the crowded bedroom of a tavern, striving to clear a path for his feet a little way into the future. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  3. After arriving at the further bank of the ravine, back of Mrs. Arnot's residence, he sat down for a while, and gave himself up to a very bitter revery. – A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century by E. P. Roe