Poet

Po"et

(?), n. [F. pote, L. pota, fr. Gr. , fr. to make. Cf. Poem.] One skilled in making poetry; one who has a particular genius for metrical composition; the author of a poem; an imaginative thinker or writer.
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The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling,
Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven.
Shak.
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A poet is a maker, as the word signifies.
Dryden.
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Poet laureate. See under Laureate.
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