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synonyms for nosegay

  • bouquet
  • flowers
  • posy
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How to use nosegay in a sentence

When our nosegay is ready, we lay the cone with the flowers very carefully in a dish of water.
THE NURSERY, JULY 1873, VOL. XIV. NO. 1VARIOUS
So she has a notion she must be very fine indeed now, carrying a nosegay bigger than her own head.
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
So Catherine sings, as she gathers her nosegay: "Away to the woods alone" and "My heart is for him, my heart is for him."
CHILD LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYANATOLE FRANCE
It would puzzle a gardener to surpass the elegance and delicacy of such a nosegay.
AUNT DEBORAHMARY RUSSELL MITFORD
So what does he do, on obtaining the nosegay, but examine it well.
MY LADY LUDLOWELIZABETH GASKELL
The rose in your nosegay was very beautiful a little while ago; but alas!
A WEEK OF INSTRUCTION AND AMUSEMENT,MRS. HARLEY
The very man appeared—in holiday attire, flushed, smiling, and with a nosegay of roses in his hand.
RHODA FLEMING, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Bettina, who was making a tiny white nosegay of lilacs to pin on Anthony's coat, turned to them a sparkling countenance.
GLORY OF YOUTHTEMPLE BAILEY
She wore a nosegay at her throat, and in her belt just a few; she had the fine taste that never overloaded.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
After breakfast she pinned the little nosegay 156 to her middy and went down to the pergola.
PENNY OF TOP HILL TRAILBELLE KANARIS MANIATES
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO NOSEGAY

  • boutonniere
  • buttonhole
  • corsage
  • festoon
  • garland
  • lei
  • nosegay
  • posy
  • pot
  • spray
  • vase
  • wreath
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.