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ˈpoʊ ə si, -zipoesy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. poetry, poesy, versenoun

    literature in metrical form

Wiktionary

  1. poesynoun

    A poem.

    Etymology: From poesie, from poesis.

  2. poesynoun

    The class of literature comprising poems; poetry, verse.

    Etymology: From poesie, from poesis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Poesynoun

    the art of composing poems; poetical skill or faculty; as, the heavenly gift of poesy

    Etymology: [F. posie (cf. It. poesia), L. poesis, from Gr. . from to make. Cf. Posy.]

  2. Poesynoun

    poetry; metrical composition; poems

    Etymology: [F. posie (cf. It. poesia), L. poesis, from Gr. . from to make. Cf. Posy.]

  3. Poesynoun

    a short conceit or motto engraved on a ring or other thing; a posy

    Etymology: [F. posie (cf. It. poesia), L. poesis, from Gr. . from to make. Cf. Posy.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Poesy

    pō′e-si, n. the art of composing poems: poetry: a poem: poetical compositions. [Fr. poésie—L. poesis—Gr. poiēsispoiein, to make.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of poesy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of poesy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of poesy in a Sentence

  1. Cervantes:

    Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.

Images & Illustrations of poesy

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