cense

verb
\ ˈsen(t)s How to pronounce cense (audio) \
censed; censing

Definition of cense

transitive verb

: to perfume especially with a censer censing the area around the altar

First Known Use of cense

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cense

Middle English, probably short for encensen to offer incense, from Anglo-French encenser, from Late Latin incensare, from incensum incense

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