posy

noun
po·​sy | \ ˈpō-zē How to pronounce posy (audio) \
plural posies

Definition of posy

1 : a brief sentiment, motto, or legend
b : flower

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Synonyms for posy

Synonyms

bob [Scottish], bouquet, nosegay

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Examples of posy in a Sentence

a pocket full of posies gathered a posy of wildflowers to present to his girlfriend

First Known Use of posy

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for posy

alteration of poesy

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The first known use of posy was in the 15th century

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posy

noun

English Language Learners Definition of posy

old-fashioned
: a small bunch of flowers
: a single cut flower

posy

noun
po·​sy | \ ˈpō-zē How to pronounce posy (audio) \
plural posies

Kids Definition of posy

1 : a small bunch of flowers

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