(m"j*r; 277), n. [OE. imagerie, F. imagerie.] 1. The work of one who makes images or visible representation of objects; imitation work; images in general, or in mass. "Painted imagery." Shak.
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In those oratories might you see
Rich carvings, portraitures, and imagery.
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2. Fig.: Unreal show; imitation; appearance.
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What can thy imagery of sorrow mean?
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3. The work of the imagination or fancy; false ideas; imaginary phantasms.
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The imagery of a melancholic fancy.
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4. Rhetorical decoration in writing or speaking; vivid descriptions presenting or suggesting images of sensible objects; figures in discourse.
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I wish there may be in this poem any instance of good imagery.
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