poesy

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noun po·e·sy \ ˈpō-ə-zē , -sē \

Definition of poesy

plural poesies
1 a :a poem or body of poems
b :poetry
c :artificial or sentimentalized poetic writing
2 :poetic inspiration

Examples of poesy in a Sentence

  1. in olden days young gentlemen were expected to be proficient in the art of poesy

Origin and Etymology of poesy

Middle English poesie, from Middle French, from Latin poesis, from Greek poiēsis, literally, creation, from poiein

poesy Synonyms

Synonyms
minstrelsy, poetry, song, verse
Antonyms
prose
Related Words
rhyme (also rime); blank verse, free verse, vers libre

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