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nose·gay

 (nōz′gā′)
n.
A small bunch of flowers; a bouquet.

[Middle English : nose, nose; see nose + gai, joyous, ornament; see gay.]
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nosegay

(ˈnəʊzˌɡeɪ)
n
a small bunch of flowers; posy
[C15: from nose + archaic gay a toy]
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nose•gay

(ˈnoʊzˌgeɪ)

n.
a small bunch of flowers; bouquet; posy.
[1375–1425; literally, a gay (see gay) for the nose]
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Nosegay

 bunch of fragrant flowers or herbs. See also bouquet.
Examples: nosegay from the drains, 1889; of the elect, 1626; of flowers, 1578; of gold, 1704; of herbs, 1853; of wit and politeness, 1731; of yellow hair.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nosegay - an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a presentnosegay - an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
floral arrangement, flower arrangement - a decorative arrangement of flowers
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nosegay

noun posy, spray, bouquet, corsage In Greece, marjoram is considered to be lucky and is used in bridal garlands and nosegays.
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nosegay

noun
Cut flowers that have been arranged in a usually small bunch:
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Translations
باقَه صَغيرَه من الزَّهْر
vonička
blomsterbuket
kukkakimppu
blómvöndur
puokštelė
ziedu pušķītis
malá kytička
blomsterbukett
buketçiçek demetidemet

nosegay

[ˈnəʊzgeɪ] Nramillete m
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nosegay

[ˈnəʊzˌgeɪ] n (gen) → mazzolino (di fiori); (at wedding) → piccolo bouquet m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

nosegay

(ˈnəuzgei) noun
a bunch of sweet-smelling flowers.
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