an archaic spelling of phantom
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How to use fantom in a sentence
"Yes, but one may, if it is only by signing one's name to an essay or paragraph in a newspaper," said fantom.
Mr. fantom believed, not in proportion to the strength of the evidence, but to the impudence of the assertion.
"I see plain enough what it is," said Mr. fantom, sitting down again without the least emotion.
Well, Mr. fantom, you are a wonderful man to keep up such a stock of benevolence at so small an expense.
When the fire was quite out, and Mr. Trueman could be of no further use, he went back to Mr. fantom's.