(?), n. [F. posie (cf. It. poesia), L. poesis, from Gr. . from to make. Cf. Posy.]
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1. The art of composing poems; poetical skill or faculty; as, the heavenly gift of poesy. Shak.
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2. Poetry; metrical composition; poems.
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Music and poesy used to quicken you.
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3. A short conceit or motto engraved on a ring or other thing; a posy. Bacon.
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