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 Fancy-free.Fancy-sick. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fancy Man (A).
 
A cavalier servant or cicisbeo; one selected by a married lady to escort her to theatres, etc., to ride about with her, and to amuse her. The man she “fancies” or likes.   1
 


 Fancy-free.Fancy-sick. 

 
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