- Old-fashioned poetry
- a poem
- a motto
Origin of poesyMiddle English poesie ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin poesis ; from Classical Greek poi?sis ; from poiein: see poem
- Poetical works; poetry.
- The art or practice of composing poems.
Origin of poesyMiddle English poesie, from Old French, from Latin po&emacron;sis, from Greek poi&emacron;sis, from poiein, to create; see kwei-2 in Indo-European roots.