She stood behind the tussie-mussie bed, shaking her fist at the silhouettes of the monks up on the parapets. From Wordnik.com. [Mortalis]
A nosegay, posey or posie, posy, flower bouquet or tussie-mussie is a small bunch of flowers, typically given as a gift. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2009-06-01] Reference
Across the frozen and long-dead tussie-mussie bed he went, into the muddy field, into the cold wind blowing back off All Saints Bay. From Wordnik.com. [Mortalis]
These we taken apart at the seam very easily then centering the ribbon handles we cut large triangles out and rolled these into tussie-mussie cones. From Wordnik.com. [More Shaped Tags/Ornaments] Reference
In their current form, they rose to popularity during the reign of Queen Victoria, from 1837 onwards, at which time the tussie-mussie became a popular fashion accessory. From Wordnik.com. [Archive 2009-06-01] Reference
Merry Cowsenfed walked past her stunned, sobbing companions to the body lying in the tussie-mussie bed, a man who had come to the field out - side of St. Gwendolyn only three days before. From Wordnik.com. [Mortalis]
He looked more carefully at the scene spread before him, at the scores, no hundreds, of huddled wretches, and at the long bed of various flowers - a tussie-mussie bed, it was called-that had been planted in front of the gates of St. Gwendolyn. From Wordnik.com. [Mortalis]
On Master Bou-raiy's suggestion, Master Machuso had hired the gathered plague victims to plant this year's huge tussie-mussie, a massive flower bed that would continue on and on as far as the victims could plant, that might span the mile of ground fronting St. - Mere-Abelle's western wall. From Wordnik.com. [Mortalis]
If she accepted the tussie-mussie with her right hand, she was encouraging the gentleman that the relationship had a chance. From Wordnik.com. Reference
Janet Byrd, education coordinator, will provide a brief history of the Victorian tussie-mussie and will show the importance of floral symbolism in these small, fragrant nosegays. From Wordnik.com. [Chronicle-Telegram] Reference
If the Father Abbot became ill with plague, he would be forced out of St. - Mere-Abelle, beyond the tussie-mussie bed. ". From Wordnik.com. [Mortalis]
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