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Definition: Poet laureate
Poet \Po"et\, n. [F. po["e]te, L. po["e]ta, 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.
The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling,
Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven.
A poet is a maker, as the word signifies. --Dryden.
Poet laureate. See under Laureate.
Laureate \Lau"re*ate\, a. [L. laureatus, fr. laurea laurel tree,
fr. laureus of laurel, fr. laurus laurel: cf. F. laur['e]at.
Crowned, or decked, with laurel. --Chaucer.
To strew the laureate hearse where Lycid lies.
Soft on her lap her laureate son reclines. --Pope.
(b) One who received an honorable degree in grammar,
including poetry and rhetoric, at the English
universities; -- so called as being presented with a
wreath of laurel. [Obs.]
(b) Formerly, an officer of the king's household, whose
business was to compose an ode annually for the king's
birthday, and other suitable occasions; now, a poet
officially distinguished by such honorary title, the
office being a sinecure. It is said this title was first
given in the time of Edward IV. [Eng.]
(c) A poet who has been publicly recognized as the most
pre-eminent poet of a country or region; as, the poet
laureate of the United States.
[1913 Webster +PJC]