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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