Definition of 'poet laureate'
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The poet laureate is a political appointment as well as a poetical one. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sometimes poets laureate find inspiration in the most peculiar places. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Does it matter that after nearly four centuries the post of poet laureate is held by a woman? Times, Sunday Times (2009)We must get the selection of the next poet laureate right so that the appreciation of poetry is encouraged. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Never has a poet laureate's work been so politically pointed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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