Po·sy n.; pl. Posies
1. A brief poetical sentiment; hence, any brief sentiment, motto, or legend; especially, one inscribed on a ring. “The posy of a ring.”
2. A flower; a bouquet; a nosegay. “Bridegroom's posies.”
We make a difference between suffering thistles to grow among us, and wearing them for posies. --Swift.
n : an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present
[syn: bouquet, corsage, nosegay]