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Meaning of POESY

Pronunciation:  'powizee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  literature in metrical form
 

POESY is a 5 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: poetry, verse
 
 See Also: epos, genre, literary genre, writing style

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Po"e*sy\, n. [F. po['e]sie (cf. It. poesia), L. poesis,
from Gr. ?. from ? to make. Cf. {Posy}.]
1. The art of composing poems; poetical skill or faculty; as,
   the heavenly gift of poesy. --Shak.

2. Poetry; metrical composition; poems.

         Music and poesy used to quicken you.  --Shak.

3. A short conceit or motto engraved on a ring or other
   thing; a posy. --Bacon.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: afflatus, anthology, Apollo, Apollo Musagetes, bad poetry, book of verse, Bragi, Calliope, Castilian Spring, creative imagination, Erato, Euterpe, fire of genius, garland, Helicon, Hippocrene, inspiration, Muse, musical thought, Parnassus, Pierian Spring, Pierides, poetastering, poetastery, poetic genius, poetic works, poetry, Polyhymnia, rhyme, rune, song, the Muses, the supreme fiction, verse, versemongering
 

 

 

 

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