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- n. The state or character of a poet.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or personality of a poet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being a poet; poethood.
We recommend them as models for the play-wrights who do such things for the acting drama, and if the poetship to a patent theatre be worth acceptance, we beg to commend Mr. Pennie to the notice of managers.
_Enydmion_, that the poet must learn to help humanity before the mystery of poetship shall be unlocked to him.