Definition of Possie

1. Noun. (Australia New Zealand military slang Digger slang) A firing position. ¹



2. Noun. (Australia New Zealand colloquial) A position or place, especially one that is advantageous. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Possie

1. a position [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Possie

possibilisms
possibilistic
possibilities
possibility
possibility of reverter
possibilium
possible
possible action
possibleness
possibler
possibles
possibles bag
possiblest
possiblities
possibly
possie (current term)
possies
possimism
possing
possum
possum belly
possum haw
possum oak
possumed
possuming
possumlike
possums
possumwood
post
post-

Literary usage of Possie

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1. The Centennial Magazine: An Australian Monthly (1888)
"I borrowed a horse and rode round the course with possie, who seemed to be ... But I didn't know you had returned," said possie, in rather a stately way. ..."

2. Representative One-act Plays by British and Irish Authors by Clark, Barrett Harper, 1890- (1921)
"But I couldn't have told a — a — could I, possie? Miss POSTLEWAITE. ... Oh, possie, I'd forgotten that; and the dance doesn't begin till nearly ten, ..."

3. Collections of the New York Historical Society for the Year by New-York Historical Society (1908)
"Will of Antie possie read Antie ... or possie. Will of Joseph Conkling, also mentions daughter Sarah. PAGE 204. 8 lines from top for Little read John Little ..."

4. Abstracts of wills on file in the Surrogate's office: City of New York by William Smith Pelletreau (1908)
"Will of Antie possie read Antie ... or possie. Will of Joseph Conkling, also mentions daughter Sarah. PAGE 204. 8 lines from top for Little read John Little ..."

5. Life and Letters of Elizabeth L. Comstock by Elizabeth L. Comstock (1895)
"It looks so droll to see E. Mullett and her daughter Eliza Maria stand on the doorstep and shout ' possie,' ' possie,' and presently the cows come running ..."

6. A Sydney-side Saxon by Rolf Boldrewood (1891)
"CHAPTER VII MISS possie BARKER, OF BOREE I WAS up at daylight and roused out Talgai to bring up the horses. It ain't often a blackfellow '11 get up without ..."

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