Examples of posy in a Sentence
a pocket full of posies
gathered a posy of wildflowers to present to his girlfriend
Recent Examples of posy from the Web
There is now a mostly forgotten complex language of flowers in which posies could be coded love letters.
And while most brides honor the tradition of throwing the bouquet, Meghan’s floral posy (by Phillippa Craddock) will very likely end up in Westminster Abbey, rather than in the hands of one of her bridesmaids.
And 'pocket full of posies' refers to Lil Ricky, who loved to garden, apparently.
The nursery on the paper reads: Ring around the rosie Pocket full of posiesAshes! Ashes!
Here's a couple of photos of a small child giving Markle some fresh posies.
The young ladies being presented donned traditional long white dresses and kid-leather, white, opera-length gloves, and held posies of red roses.
The new movie looks and sounds quite fine, and there’s a certain easy pleasure that comes from revisiting cinematically enhanced 19th-century Britain, with its silky frocks, perfectly cut posies and apparently happy peasants.
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POSY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of posy for English Language Learners
: a small bunch of flowers
: a single cut flower
POSY Defined for Kids
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