Pogy vs Posy - What's the difference?

pogy | posy |

As nouns the difference between pogy and posy

is that pogy is menhaden (fish) while posy is a flower; a bouquet; a nosegay.




  • menhaden (fish)
  • Usage notes

    * Pogy'' is often confused with ''porgy , and therefore incorrectly applied to various fishes. (Webster 1913)




  • A flower; a bouquet; a nosegay.
  • *
  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients, chapter=1 , passage='Twas early June, the new grass was flourishing everywheres, the posies in the yard—peonies and such—in full bloom, the sun was shining, and the water of the bay was blue, with light green streaks where the shoal showed.}}
  • A motto inscribed inside a ring.
  • * 1602 : , act III scene 2
  • Is this a prologue or the posy of a ring?

    See also

    * nosegay * corsage * bouquet