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Meaning of NOSEGAY

Pronunciation:  'nowz`gey

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  an arrangement of flowers that is usually given as a present

NOSEGAY is a 7 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: bouquet, corsage, posy
 See Also: flower arrangement



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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