posy

[ poh-zee ]SEE DEFINITION OF posy

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR POSY

Her posy was sweet-smelling and good; it spoke to the heart.

Posy, among the rest, was blindfolded, and led up to the table.

I presume likely it's right enough for you to play that mouth organ of yours, Posy.

"Posy here'd be a good hand aboard a lightship," he observed.

"A dear old lady," murmured Goneril, much more interested in her posy.

Of these how gladly would he have gathered a posy to offer Miss St. John!

"I have a favour to ask you," she said, in a low voice, and stooping her head over the posy.

The posy ring, suitably inscribed, was also used as a wedding-ring.

Two forms of these rings are the "gimmel" and the "posy" rings.

They were inscribed, in addition to a posy, with the initials of the deceased and the date.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR POSY

flower

nounbloom of a plant

nosegay

nounbunch of flowers
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