from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inscribed with a posy or motto.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Inscribed with a posy.

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  • adjective Furnished or inscribed with a posy.


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posy +‎ -ed


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  • And observe the pinky is posied to show he is a trooper of impecable manners.

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  • Consequently the City is posied to award a $122,000 contract to study why more people don't recycle.

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  • Just as the chill of winter is forgotten in the glory of the springtide, and just as the child in the posied meadow sports in unconsciousness of the nipping frost that a few weeks before forced the tears to his eyes, so Amanda, playful, gladsome, and full of wonder in the new world in which she found herself, knew no more her old self, nor remembered any more her old life.

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  • It was a big hat-box, appropriately covered with pink-posied paper -- a quaintly beautiful box.


  • Eventually, came a table, and the Sturgises set their posied plates upon it, and lighted their two candles stuck in saucers, and proclaimed themselves ready to entertain.

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  • On the dolphin-foot table stood divers store of cups; the eye-shutter, the ladle, slender-handled, genuine Mentor; crane-neck and gurgling bombyl; and many an earth-born child of Thericlean furnace, the wide - mouthed, the kindly-lipped; Phocaean, Cnidian work, but all light as air, and thin as eggshell; bowls and pannikins and posied cups; oh, 'twas a well-stocked sideboard.

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  • Microsoft founder Bill Gates has dismissed rumours that he was posied to reclaim a full-time position at Microsoft. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • While Mourinho looked as posied and assured as ever, the season was already heating up thanks to the Portuguese coach's choice of words.

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  • These Rangers are posied for sure, but only time playing out (and who really knows the time frame) will validate or refute the glow on the horizon.

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