posy

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noun po·sy \ˈpō-zē\

Definition of posy

plural

posies

  1. 1 :  a brief sentiment, motto, or legend

  2. 2 a :  bouquet, nosegay b :  flower

Examples of posy in a sentence

  1. a pocket full of posies

  2. <gathered a posy of wildflowers to present to his girlfriend>

Origin and Etymology of posy

alteration of poesy


First Known Use: 1533


POSY Defined for English Language Learners

posy

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noun po·sy \ˈpō-zē\

Definition of posy for English Language Learners

  • : a small bunch of flowers

  • : a single cut flower


POSY Defined for Kids

posy

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noun po·sy \ˈpō-zē\

Definition of posy for Students

plural

posies

  1. 1 :  a small bunch of flowers

  2. 2 :  1flower 1



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