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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Poesy

PO'ESY, noun [Latin poesis; Gr. to make.]

1. The art or skill of composing poems; as, the heavenly gift of poesy

2. Poetry; metrical composition.

Music and poesy used to quicken you.

3. A short conceit engraved on a ring or other thing.