Definition of Air castle
1. Noun. Absentminded dreaming while awake.
Generic synonyms: Dream, Dreaming
Derivative terms: Daydream, Daydream, Daydream, Daydream
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Literary usage of Air castle
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1. Annotations Upon Popular Hymns by Charles Seymour Robinson (1893)
"In our feverish dreams of wealth, many an air-castle with shining battlements rises before us. But there is a loose stone in the edifice, ..."
2. The Power of Truth: Individual Problems and Possibilities by William George Jordan (1902)
"C, Some men live in the air-castle of indolence ; others in the air-castle of ... C. Let us find out what is the air-castle in which we, individually, ..."
3. Queer Pets at Marcy's by Olive Thorne Miller (1880)
"THE air castle, AND THE FAMILY THAT LIVED IN IT. BEFORE the time of the visit to the Park, something happened next door to Marcy's that resulted in giving ..."
4. An American Four-in-hand in Britain by Andrew Carnegie (1907)
"Well, well, Vandy's air-castle was fifteen hundred dollars a year; ... How fascinating she was when she descanted on her air-castle—then a pretty cottage ..."