from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as aromatic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective rare aromatic.


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  • For, besides these lacrymatories, notable lamps, with vessels of oils, and aromatical liquors, attended noble ossuaries; and some yet retaining a vinosity and spirit in them, which, if any have tasted, they have far exceeded the palates of antiquity.

    Hydriotaphia, or Urn-burial

  • Some, saith Laurentius, use powders and caps to the brain; but forasmuch as such aromatical things are hot and dry, they must be sparingly administered.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • It was indeed a very common thing to anoint the feet with oil; but to do it with aromatical ointment, this was more rarely done.

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • Whether Rabbins be such as that they should be anointed with aromatical ointments, as the more nice sort are wont to be anointed?

    From the Talmud and Hebraica

  • As the smell of aromatical spices and flowers pleases the natural sense, refreshes the spirits, and delights the person; so do the graces of Christ to his saints.

    Of Communion with God the Father, Son and Holy Ghost

  • And Ezechias rejoiced at their coming, and he shewed them the storehouses of his aromatical spices, and of the silver, and of the gold, and of the sweet odours, and of the precious ointment, and all the storehouses of his furniture, and all things that were found in his treasures.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Old Testament — Part 2

  • I gave a sweet smell like cinnamon, and aromatical balm: I yielded a sweet odour like the best myrrh:

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Old Testament — Part 2

  • I am come into my garden, O my sister, my spouse, I have gathered my myrrh, with my aromatical spices: I have eaten the honeycomb with my honey, I have drunk my wine with my milk: eat, O friends, and drink, and be inebriated, my dearly beloved.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Old Testament — Part 2

  • Flee away, O my beloved, and be like to the roe, and to the young hart upon the mountains of aromatical spices.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Old Testament — Part 2

  • How beautiful are thy breasts, my sister, my spouse! thy breasts are more beautiful than wine, and the sweet smell of thy ointments above all aromatical spices.

    The Bible, Douay-Rheims, Old Testament — Part 2


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