Definition of Incense. Meaning of Incense. Synonyms of Incense

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Definition of Incense

Incense
Incense In"cense, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incensed; p. pr. & vb. n. Incensing.] [LL. incensare: cf. F. encenser. See Incense, n.] 1. To offer incense to. See Incense. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 2. To perfume with, or as with, incense. ``Incensed with wanton sweets.' --Marston.
Incense
Incense In*cense", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incensed; p. pr. & vb. n. Incensing.] [L. incensus, p. p. of incendere; pref. in- in + root of candere to glow. See Candle.] 1. To set on fire; to inflame; to kindle; to burn. [Obs.] Twelve Trojan princes wait on thee, and labor to incense Thy glorious heap of funeral. --Chapman. 2. To inflame with anger; to endkindle; to fire; to incite; to provoke; to heat; to madden. The people are incensed him. --Shak. Syn: To enrage; exasperate; provoke; anger; irritate; heat; fire; instigate.

Meaning of Incense from wikipedia

- Incense is aromatic biotic material that releases fragrant smoke when burnt. The term is used for either the material or the aroma. Incense is used for...
- Incense in China is traditionally used in a wide range of Chinese cultural activities including religious ceremonies, ancestor veneration, traditional...
- The incense offering (Hebrew: קְטֹרֶת‎ qəṭōreṯ) in Judaism was related to perfumed offerings on the altar of incense in the time of the Tabernacle and...
- Medieval Latin turibulum) is a metal censer suspended from chains, in which incense is burned during worship services. It is used in Christian churches including...
- Religious use of incense has its origins in antiquity. The burned incense may be intended as a symbolic or sacrificial offering to various deities or spirits...
- The Incense Trade Route was an ancient network of major land and sea trading routes linking the Mediterranean world with eastern and southern sources...
- The incense clock (simplified Chinese: 香钟; traditional Chinese: 香鐘; pinyin: xiāngzhōng; Wade–Giles: hsiang-chung; lit. 'fragrance clock') is a timekeeping...
- In India, incense sticks, called Agarbatti (Agar: from Dravidian probably Tamil அகில் (agil), அகிர்(agir)., Sanskrit vatti, "wound" or "grief"[citation...
- "Incense and Peppermints" is a song by the Los Angeles-based psychedelic rock band Strawberry Alarm Clock. The song is officially credited as having been...
- A censer, incense burner, perfume burner or pastille burner is a vessel made for burning incense or perfume in some solid form. They vary greatly in size...