cense

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verb \ˈsen(t)s\

Definition of cense

censed

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censing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to perfume especially with a censer censing the area around the altar

Origin and Etymology 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

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