At this Miss Polly acted as if she had been aroused from a dream or a revery.
Perhaps it had only touched some note in unison with her revery.
Musa, having satisfied hunger, sat with his long eyelashes cast down in dreamy Oriental revery.
Visions come to the prophet at night in dreams, or in a revery at daytime.
A step sounded on the verandah, and the Bishop concluded his revery abruptly.
Then she went to her little chamber and sat down in a sort of revery.
But the man addicted to revery forms his own landscapes and colours his own skies.
An hour slid by, and then she started from her revery with a sudden thought.
He had kept his eyes fixed on the table as in a revery, and had scarcely spoken a word.
The gypsy's song had disturbed Gringoire's revery as the swan disturbs the water.
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.