Definition

(Noun) A bunch of flowers or herbs, especially ones having a sweet smell; a small bouquet, a posy. Also: an imitation or representation of this.

In Context

“An arrangement should be appropriate to the occasion – a plump nosegay of roses to say ‘thank you,’ an exuberant garland of evergreens to decorate a holiday mantel.”

Carol Endler Sterbenz, Homemade: The Heart and Science of Handcrafts, 2011.