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Meaning of POESY

Pronunciation:  'powizee

WordNet Dictionary
[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
\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.

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