Definitions

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  • adj. smelling of clove

Etymologies

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Examples

  • “Truth, brothah,” Merri agreed, blowing out a plume of clove-scented smoke.

    Etched in Bone

  • These days I have to lie down to take in the clove-scented fragrance which is supposed to vary according to the weather and age of the flowers.

    Country diary: Strathnairn

  • Quieter drills and citrus-scented candles help mask the typical sounds and smells of dentistry; some practices have stopped using eugenol, the clove-scented antiseptic; others even bake cookies to introduce a soothing aroma.

    More Dentists Taking Pains to Win Back Fearful Patients

  • He's just bought one-way tickets to the clove-scented island of Pemba, off the coast of Tanzania, and Glynis can make up her mind to join him or not.

    A Novel Tallies The Real Cost Of Health Care

  • It is a clove-scented currant or in Latin, Ribes Odoratum.

    Currant events

  • Flowers are white, sometimes pink, and are clove-scented.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Kretek is a clove-scented Indonesian cigarette- a la Harvard Sq., or Washington Sq. in 1960-70, my sweet.

    Other People’s Perfume Part I: Smoke

  • From the clove-scented interior of Bali to Thailand's wine country to the mountains and fiords of New Zealand's South Island, Weekend Journal takes readers on the road.

    Shifting Gears

  • I always get the same thing ... roast chicken biryani and clove-scented basmati pilaf with cashews, apricots and date chutney.

    Archive 2006-03-01

  • Minas had treated us to a Nemean red, rich without being too heavy, clove-scented and appealing.

    See Delphi and Die

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