Definition of Posnets

1. Noun. (plural of posnet) ¹



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Definition of Posnets

1. posnet [n] - See also: posnet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Posnets

positivities
positivity
positon
positons
positron
positron emission tomography
positron emission tomography scanner
positronia
positronic
positronium
positroniums
positrons
posits
positutely
posnet
posnets (current term)
posnjakite
posole
posoles
posologic
posological
posologies
posology
posolutely
pospolite
poss
poss.
posse
posse comitatus
possed

Literary usage of Posnets

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1. China Collecting in America by Alice Morse Earle (1892)
"In these posnets posset was served, and they were also posnets and porringers, when not in use, were hung by their handles on the ..."

2. Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle (1893)
"By these records we see that posnets were of various metals, and sometimes had covers. I have found no advertisements of them in early American newspapers, ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"... tankards, monteiths and other punch-bowls, urns, salvers, posnets, trussing cups, porringers, tumblers, goblets, wager cups, tasters, etc. ..."

4. Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country by Esther Singleton (1902)
"Caudle-cups, which frequently occur, were also known as posset-cups or posnets. At the present time they would probably be designated loving-cups. ..."

5. Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country by Esther Singleton (1902)
"Caudle-cups, which frequently occur, were also known as posset-cups or posnets. At the present time they would probably be designated loving-cups. ..."

6. A Select Collection of Old English Plays by William Carew Hazlitt, Robert Dodsley (1875)
"Was he a suitor 1 Did he woo you with posnets and skillets, and promise you a kettle next Bartholomew fair ? And how did you answer him i Did you say, Fly, ..."

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