noun, plural po·sies.
- postviral syndrome,
- pot arch,
- pot calling the kettle black,
- pot calling the kettle black, the
Origin of posy
Examples from the Web for posy
By way of enheartening himself for what he was to do, Balder kissed the posy of Gnulemah's fragrant footsteps.Idolatry|Julian Hawthorne
You shall look charming, I promise, and I will make you up such a posy to wear in your button-hole.The Children of Wilton Chase|Mrs. L. T. Meade
In a moment's time the girl had transferred the clumsy iron tether-stake to the midst of her posy bed.The Sick-a-Bed Lady|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Countless lines of poetry ran through his head, from which he sought to pick a word or two as one plucks a violet from a posy.The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes|Israel Zangwill
"I have a favour to ask you," she said, in a low voice, and stooping her head over the posy.Katerfelto|G. J. Whyte-Melville
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.