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1A place or position.‘the bridge will provide a good fishing possie’
- ‘And that is exactly where he sat, soaking in the action from his prime possie.’
- ‘Most bosses these days are Big Bad Swains, literally, not just metaphorically, nicking their top possie in the food chain.’
- 1.1 A job.
Early 20th century: from position + -ie.
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