Definition of Cense

1. Verb. Perfume especially with a censer.

Exact synonyms: Incense, Thurify
Generic synonyms: Odorize, Odourise, Scent
Derivative terms: Incense, Incense, Thus



Definition of Cense

1. n. A census; -- also, a public rate or tax.

2. v. t. To perfume with odors from burning gums and spices.

3. v. i. To burn or scatter incense.

Definition of Cense

1. Verb. To perfume with incense. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cense

1. to perfume with incense [v CENSED, CENSING, CENSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cense

cenogram
cenosite
cenospecies
cenosphere
cenospheres
cenotaph
cenotaphic
cenotaphies
cenotaphs
cenotaphy
cenote
cenotes
cenotrope
cenovis
cens
cense (current term)
censed
censer
censers
censes
censing
censitary
censor
censor morum
censorable
censored
censorial
censorian
censoring
censorings

Literary usage of Cense

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1. The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse: Selected from the Best by Lindley Murray, Montgomery Robert Bartlett (1823)
"it voluntarily ZL^vrit"— _ ir ;ess so,in th=r hi.r ;iia~- Iir ".:n our cense, ~ lt* rae ;-- ^ji.in: tot » — UK »•».•- «&* ^TOE z •c':t:«eari- ..."

2. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by David Shephard Garland, John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie (1890)
"... violation of the police regulations of the city;5 nor will a license exempt a person from being subject to the right of eminent domain.6 cense to keep a ..."

3. The Public and General Statutes Passed by the Congress of the United States by Joseph Story, United States, George Sharswood (1840)
"... and before any new li- New license, cense shall be given for a succeeding year to the ... cense ..."

4. A Dictionary for Primary Schools by Noah Webster (1838)
"Fret'-ted, p. worn by rubbing, Frank-in'-cense, я. a resinous Frank'-ness, n. ingenuousness. Frank'-ly, ad. freely, openly. Fran'-tie, a. transported with ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1872)
"... ^е ^cense<^- I' i8 impossible that this discretionary power of licensing •* *should be exercised by the corporate body at large ; they must, ..."

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