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nosegay


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Nosegay  \Nose"gay`\,  n.  [Nose  +  gay  in  the  sense  of  a  gay  or 
  showy  thing.] 
  A  bunch  of  odorous  and  showy  flowers;  a  bouquet;  a  posy. 
  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  nosegay 
  n  :  an  arrangement  of  flowers  that  is  usually  given  as  a  present 
  [syn:  {bouquet},  {corsage},  {posy}] 




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