About The Word Posy

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Posy

Posy Meaning & Definition
Posy Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Posy?

[n] an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present

Synonyms | Synonyms for Posy: bouquet | corsage | nosegay

Related Terms | Find terms related to Posy: album | ana | analects | bale | bindle | bloom | blossom | blow | bolt | boughpot | bouquet | boutonniere | budget | bundle | buttonhole | chaplet | compliment | corsage | deck | fagot | fardel | fasces | fascine | festoon | flattering remark | floret | floriculture | florilegium | floscule | flower | flower arrangement | floweret | gardening | garland | horticulture | hortorium | lei | miscellany | nosegay | omnibus | pack | package | packet | parcel | polite commendation | quiver | roll | rouleau | sheaf | spray | TL | trade-last | truss | wildflower | wreath

See Also | flower arrangement

Posy In Webster's Dictionary

\Po"sy\, n.; pl. {Posies}. [Contr. fr. poesy.] 1. A brief poetical sentiment; hence, any brief sentiment, motto, or legend; especially, one inscribed on a ring. ``The posy of a ring.'' --Shak. 2. [Probably so called from the use of flowers as having an enigmatical significance. Wedgwood.] A flower; a bouquet; a nosegay. ``Bridegroom's posies.'' --Spenser. We make a difference between suffering thistles to grow among us, and wearing them for posies. --Swift.

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