posy

Part of speech: noun

A bunch of flowers, or a single flower; brief inscription or motto.

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Usage examples "posy":

  1. And now her eyes would not let her doubt; there by her side stood a handsome youth, with quick- fluttering, posy- embroidered raiment. - "The Blue Moon", Laurence Housman.
  2. The Governor’ s lady was followed by Annetje Jans, her comely little person looking like a blooming Dutch posy, arrayed in a bright green petticoat and a blue waistcoat with yellow sleeves. - "Blue Robin, the Girl Pioneer", Rena I. Halsey.
  3. For poetry, the child should have on his own shelves some pretty edition of the Nursery Rhymes, The Child's Garden, some really good collection of little things- The Posy Ring, for example, Henley's Lyra Heroica, Lang's The Blue Poetry Book, Allingham's Book of Ballads. - "Literature in the Elementary School", Porter Lander MacClintock.