"A dear old lady," murmured Goneril, much more interested in her posy.
Her posy was sweet-smelling and good; it spoke to the heart.
The Witch has demanded a posy of the most beautiful flowers.
"posy here'd be a good hand aboard a lightship," he observed.
The posy ring, suitably inscribed, was also used as a wedding-ring.
I presume likely it's right enough for you to play that mouth organ of yours, posy.
Stop till I get you a posy (pronounced pawawawsee), cries one urchin to another.
"I have a favour to ask you," she said, in a low voice, and stooping her head over the posy.
So Tess and Dot were ushered into the sitting room by the big girl, posy.
Two forms of these rings are the "gimmel" and the "posy" rings.
also posey, 1530s, "line of verse engraved on the inner surface of a ring," from poesy "poetry; a passage of poetry," which is recorded in this sense from early 15c. Meaning "flower, bouquet" first recorded 1570s, from notion of the language of flowers.