What does the word poesy mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Poetry.

Usage examples for poesy

  1. Without doubt mere historic truth is better written in prose, but by all means let us put a stop to the slaughter of all the first- born of New England poesy. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  2. These are no critics, perhaps never could be critics, of more than the verbal expression in those uncongenial regions of poesy. – Platform Monologues by T. G. Tucker