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Perfume

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PERFU'ME, n. L. per and fumus, smoke, or fumo, to fumigate.

1. A substance that emits a scent or odor which affects agreeably the organs of smelling, as musk, civet, spices or aromatics of any kind or any composition of aromatic substances.
2. The scent, odor or volatile particles emitted from sweet smelling substances.

No rich perfumes refresh the fruitful field.

PERFU'ME, To scent to fill or impregnate with a grateful odor as, to perfume an apartment to perfume a garment.

And Carmel's flower top perfumes the skies.

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Entry for 'Perfume'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/p/perfume.html.

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