verb \ˈsen(t)s\

Definition of CENSE

transitive verb
:  to perfume especially with a censer

Origin of CENSE

Middle English, probably short for encensen to offer incense, from Anglo-French encenser, from Late Latin incensare, from incensum incense
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with CENSE


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