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poesy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Poesy  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  poesy 
  n  :  literature  in  metrical  form  [syn:  {poetry},  {verse}] 




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