A minstrel or singer
The definition of a minstrel is a medieval singer or musician who traveled to perform shows in which lyric poetry or heroic poetry were read with musical accompaniment.
A person who writes poems or verses
One who writes, especially as an occupation.
(Derogatory) A woman who is a writer of poems.
1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, Essays, II.12:
To cover (a horse) with trappings
put a caparison on
A person or thing that singes
One who writes poetry
A writer of insignificant, meretricious, or shoddy poetry.
A person who versifies; poet
One who composes, conducts, or performs music, especially instrumental music.
A maker of rhymes, or poems; esp., a rhymester
A maker of trivial or inferior rhyme or verse; poetaster
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