Definition of Scents. Meaning of Scents. Synonyms of Scents
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Definition of Scents
Scent Scent Scent, v. i.
1. To have a smell. [Obs.]
Thunderbolts . . . do scent strongly of brimstone.
2. To hunt animals by means of the sense of smell.
Scent Scent Scent, n.
1. That which, issuing from a body, affects the olfactory
organs of animals; odor; smell; as, the scent of an
orange, or of a rose; the scent of musk.
With lavish hand diffuses scents ambrosial. --Prior.
2. Specifically, the odor left by an animal on the ground in
passing over it; as, dogs find or lose the scent; hence,
course of pursuit; track of discovery.
He gained the observations of innumerable ages, and
traveled upon the same scent into Ethiopia. --Sir W.
3. The power of smelling; the sense of smell; as, a hound of
nice scent; to divert the scent. --I. Watts.
Scent Scent Scent, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scented; p. pr. & vb. n.
Scenting.] [Originally sent, fr. F. sentir to feel, to
smell. See Sense.]
1. To perceive by the olfactory organs; to smell; as, to
scent game, as a hound does.
Methinks I scent the morning air. --Shak.
2. To imbue or fill with odor; to perfume.
Balm from a silver box distilled around, Shall all
bedew the roots, and scent the sacred ground.