noun, plural po·sies.
Origin of posy
Related Words for posyflower, sentiment, bouquet, nosegay, blossom, verse, motto, corsage, boutonniere
Examples from the Web for posy
Historical Examples of posy
Her posy was sweet-smelling and good; it spoke to the heart.Tiverton Tales
Posy, among the rest, was blindfolded, and led up to the table.
"Posy here'd be a good hand aboard a lightship," he observed.
I presume likely it's right enough for you to play that mouth organ of yours, Posy.
"A dear old lady," murmured Goneril, much more interested in her posy.
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.