noun, plural po·sies.
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- pot arch,
- pot calling the kettle black,
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Origin of posy
Examples from the Web for posies
The Queen was presented with posies of flowers by children as she left the chapel.Sophie Dazzles in Electric Blue at Royal's Easter Service|Tom Sykes|March 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Some of these posies and inscriptions are very appropriate and tender; others are quaint and whimsical.
In the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries posies were generally placed outside the ring.
The girls carried their "posies," as they called them, in their neatly folded pocket-handkerchiefs.O. T.|Hans Christian Andersen
noun plural -sies
Word Origin for posy
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.