poesy

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From Middle French poesie, from Late Latin poesia, from earlier poēsis, from Ancient Greek ποίησις (poíēsis).

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poesy (plural poesies)

  1. A poem. [from 14th c.]
  2. (now archaic) The class of literature comprising poems; poetry, verse. [from 14th c.]

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