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po·sy

 (pō′zē)
n. pl. po·sies
1. A flower or bunch of flowers; a bouquet.
2. Archaic A brief verse or sentimental phrase, especially one inscribed on a ring.

[Alteration of poesy, motto or line of verse (archaic).]

posy

(ˈpəʊzɪ)
n, pl -sies
1. a small bunch of flowers or a single flower; nosegay
2. archaic a brief motto or inscription, esp one on a trinket or a ring
[C16: variant of poesy]

po•sy

(ˈpoʊ zi)

n., pl. -sies.
1. a flower, nosegay, or bouquet.
2. Archaic. a brief motto or the like.
[1400–50; alter. of poesy]

Posy

 a collection or bouquet of flowers; of poetry or rhetoric, 1569. See also bouquet, nosegay, poesy.
Examples: posy of flowers, 1565; of hyssop, 1866; of marjorum, 1742; of literary pieces, 1612; of poetry; of rhetoric, 1569; of roses, 1593.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.posy - an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a presentposy - an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers

posy

noun bouquet, spray, buttonhole, corsage, nosegay, boutonniere the old-fashioned Victorian posy she carried

posy

noun
Cut flowers that have been arranged in a usually small bunch:
Translations
باقَه
kytička
lille buket
kis csokor
blómvöndur
puķu pušķītis
kytička
küçük çiçek demeti

posy

[ˈpəʊzɪ] Nramillete m

posy

[ˈpəʊzi] npetit bouquet m

posy

nSträußchen nt

posy

[ˈpəʊzɪ] nmazzolino (di fiori)

posy

(ˈpəuzi) plural ˈposies noun
a small bunch of flowers. a posy of primroses.
References in classic literature ?
Air rather gardenny, I should say; throw us a bunch of posies, will ye, Bouton-de-Rose?
She side- stepped in to pull some posies and yer was squeezin' de oder gal to beat de band.
If she'd just let that tight hair of hern all out loose and careless-like, as it used ter be, and wear the sort of bunnits with posies in 'em, and the kind o' dresses all lace and white things--you'd see she'd be handsome
And in your garden the man must never pluck the last of your posies.
Shall we cry shame on the brutality of those who hamstring cattle: and spare the lights of Freedom upon earth who notch the ears of men and women, cut pleasant posies in the shrinking flesh, learn to write with pens of red-hot iron on the human face, rack their poetic fancies for liveries of mutilation which their slaves shall wear for life and carry to the grave, breaking living limbs as did the soldiery who mocked and slew the Saviour of the world, and set defenceless creatures up for targets
People are invited to bring small posies of flowers for the Lenten Cross which will then be carried outside the church after the service.
Kate, wearing a chic shift, looked delighted to accept posies.
Posies and baskets come in a variety of traditional and contemporary designs and can be sent directly to a funeral or sent as a tribute gift to a bereaved family.
Flowers, in all shapes and sizes, are blossoming in our homes and there's surely something to suit every taste: from discreet sprigs, to colourful posies or overblown, hothouse blooms.
Tony Duffy, all staff at Ovington Funeral Directors, the Catholic Club, Birtley Home Bakery, Pots and Posies and a big thank you to everyone for their generous donations towards the Critical Care Unit.
1 forhomes Men in black Diy Donny Michael Kilkie Colin and Justin transform unused sun room into teenager'sbedroom Plus 16-page sizzlingMailtravel pullout inside Viv and Nick Brings a tasteof Sicily with stuffed aubergines Create mother of all posies to make your mum's day Create mother ofall posies to make your mum's day Gets a kick plate outof jazzing up kitchenwith glossy laminate 9
Selly Manor will be hosting Mucky Medicines and Awful Anatomy all week with the chance for little ones to make their own plague doctor mask and pretty posies, to ward off the gruesome germs.