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A written composition of moderate length, exploring a particular issue or subject.
1988, James McPherson, ''Battle Cry of Freedom'', Oxford 2003, p. 455:
- This was Lee's first essay in the kind of offensive-defensive strategy that was to become his hallmark.
(quote-text)|title=The House Behind the Cedars|chapter=II|passage=He retraced his steps to the front gate, which he essayed to open.
To move forth, as into battle.
an (l), a written composition of moderate length exploring a particular subject