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3 definitions found
 for Posy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Posy \Po"sy\, n.; pl. Posies. [Contr. fr. poesy.]
     1. A brief poetical sentiment; hence, any brief sentiment,
        motto, or legend; especially, one inscribed on a ring.
        "The posy of a ring." --Shak.
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     2. [Probably so called from the use of flowers as having an
        enigmatical significance. Wedgwood.] A flower; a bouquet;
        a nosegay. "Bridegroom's posies." --Spenser.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              We make a difference between suffering thistles to
              grow among us, and wearing them for posies. --Swift.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  posy
      n 1: an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a
           present [syn: bouquet, corsage, posy, nosegay]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "posy":
     TL, album, ana, analects, bale, bindle, bloom, blossom, blow, bolt,
     boughpot, bouquet, boutonniere, budget, bundle, buttonhole,
     chaplet, compliment, corsage, deck, fagot, fardel, fasces, fascine,
     festoon, flattering remark, floret, floriculture, florilegium,
     floscule, flower, flower arrangement, floweret, gardening, garland,
     horticulture, hortorium, lei, miscellany, nosegay, omnibus, pack,
     package, packet, parcel, polite commendation, quiver, roll,
     rouleau, sheaf, spray, trade-last, truss, wildflower, wreath
  
  

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