Yes, all right, this word meaning a small bunch of flowers is almost totally unusable, but it's still charming and adorable.
Nosegays used to be carried in the hand or else stuck on the head or bodice.
Perhaps we could bring them back for bridesmaids or something.
Or even men.
photo by Runner1928. Wakefield Cathedral, Maundy Thursday 2005
Word To Use Today: nosegay. Go on, I dare you. This word comes from nose, meaning, well, nose, and gay, which means toy or ornament.