a short piece of writing on a particular subject
"He tried to shake off his fears"
"The infant had essayed a few wobbly steps"
"The police attempted to stop the thief"
"He sought to improve himself"
"She always seeks to do good in the world"
"This approach has been tried with good results"
"Test this recipe"
At this point an essay in collective action was tried.
出自： A. Bevan
She..No arts essay'd, but not to be admir'd.