Poetical


Poetical
Poetic Po*et"ic, Poetical Po*et"ic*al, a. [L. po["e]ticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. po['e]tiquee.] 1. Of or pertaining to poetry; suitable for poetry, or for writing poetry; as, poetic talent, theme, work, sentiments. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Expressed in metrical form; exhibiting the imaginative or the rhythmical quality of poetry; as, a poetical composition; poetical prose. [1913 Webster]

{Poetic license}. See {License}, n., 4. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.