Cense Cense, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Censed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Censing}.] [Abbrev. from incense.] To perfume with odors from burning gums and spices. [1913 Webster]

The Salii sing and cense his altars round. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

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  • incense — I in•cense [[t]ˈɪn sɛns[/t]] n. v. censed, cens•ing 1) an aromatic gum or other substance producing a sweet odor when burned 2) the perfume or smoke arising from incense 3) any pleasant fragrance 4) homage; adulation 5) to perfume with incense 6) …   From formal English to slang

  • in|cense´ment — in|cense1 «IHN sehns», noun, verb, censed, cens|ing. –n. 1. a substance giving off a sweet smell when burned, such as an aromatic gum or other vegetable product, or a mixture of fragrant gums and spices. 2. the perfume or smoke from it,… …   Useful english dictionary

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