(obsolete) The spirit; the soul of man.
Translations: Then gives her grieved thus to lament. — Spenser
The mighty ghosts of our great Harrys rose. — Shakespeare.
- The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased person; a spirit appearing after death; an apparition; a specter.
I thought that I had died in sleep/And was a blessed . — Coleridge
not a of a chance
- Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image; a phantom; a glimmering.
the of an idea
Each separate dying ember wrought its upon the floor. — Poe
- A false image formed in a telescope, camera, or other optical device by reflection from the surfaces of one or more lenses.
- An unwanted image similar to and overlapping or adjacent to the main one on a television screen, caused by the transmitted image being received both directly and via reflection.
- A ghostwriter.
- Dutch: spookbeeld
French: fantí´me , spectre
- French, spectre , revenant, fantasme
- German: Geist , Phantom , Gespenst , Spuk
- Italian: fantasma
- Spanish: fantasma
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