noun, plural po·e·sies.
- poetry in general.
- verse or poetry in metrical form.
- a poem or verse used as a motto.Compare posy (def. 2).
- a poem.
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Gwynne smiled as he recalled the heroines of poesy that had fed so many doves and garden birds.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
This one I am really and truly smoking and the smoke it exhales is a cloud of poesy spreading grace and charm about it.Marguerite|Anatole France
They are a very complete expression of his poetic ideas, and contain among their number gems of purest poesy.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
With what poesy did his music fill this sanctuary, even in the midst of his most grievous troubles!
In fact, Valdemosa, which at first was enchanting to them, lost afterwards much of its poesy in their eyes.