- a small bunch of flowers; bouquet; posy.
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It would puzzle a gardener to surpass the elegance and delicacy of such a nosegay.Aunt Deborah
Mary Russell Mitford
Did you ever read 'Footpaths of Fate,' in the Nosegay series, sir?The Girl on the Boat
Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
"Well," said I, "the nosegay is yours at the price," and I held it out to her.
"I must pay a reckoning for this," I sighed; but since a bargain is a bargain I gave her the nosegay.
There was a nosegay for each guest, and no two nosegays were alike.A Little Country Girl
- a small bunch of flowers; posy