- a job; position.
Origin of possie
First recorded in 1915–20; shortening and alteration of position
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Examples from the Web for possies
These men had crept into their "possies," or crevices in the wall, and tucked their toes out of the way.
Ever ingenious, the troops commenced collecting tins, and anything that would keep their "possies" and dugouts dry.
The infantry alongside were in possies, as we called them, holes dug in the trenches to keep a man from being exposed.In the Line of Battle
- Australian and NZ informal a place; positionif we're early for the film we'll get a good possie at the back
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