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Definition of poesy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

poesy

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpəʊəzi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊəzi//
 
; BrE BrE//ˈpəʊəsi//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊəsi//
 
[uncountable] (literary) Poetry
 
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poetry See related entries: Poetry Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French poesie, via Latin from Greek poēsis, variant of poiēsis ‘making, poetry’, from poiein ‘create’.
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