Scenting
Scent Scent, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Scented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Scenting}.] [Originally sent, fr. F. sentir to feel, to smell. See {Sense}.] 1. To perceive by the olfactory organs; to smell; as, to scent game, as a hound does. [1913 Webster]

Methinks I scent the morning air. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To imbue or fill with odor; to perfume. [1913 Webster]

Balm from a silver box distilled around, Shall all bedew the roots, and scent the sacred ground. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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