poesy

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noun po·e·sy \ˈpō-ə-zē, -sē\

Definition of poesy

plural

poesies

  1. 1a :  a poem or body of poemsb :  poetryc :  artificial or sentimentalized poetic writing

  2. 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


First Known Use: 14th century


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