Incensing
Incense In"cense, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Incensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Incensing}.] [LL. incensare: cf. F. encenser. See {Incense}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To offer incense to. See {Incense}. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. To perfume with, or as with, incense. ``Incensed with wanton sweets.'' --Marston. [1913 Webster]


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