Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Fragrance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun fragrancies (-siz). Same as fragrance.

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  • noun fragrance

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a pleasingly sweet olfactory property

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Examples

  • There is in this case a kind of fragrancy, and spiritual perfume upon the conscience; much like what Isaac spoke of his son's garments; that the scent of them was like the smell of a field which the Lord had blessed.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.

  • The fragrancy of a thousand courtesans is in her face: [5408] Nec pulchrae effigies, haec Cypridis aut Stratonices; 'tis not

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In the elaborations of its liturgy and the fragrancy of itsritual she found an imperfect substitute for all that she had been denied by a wandering husband.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • In the elaborations of its liturgy and the fragrancy of itsritual she found an imperfect substitute for all that she had been denied by a wandering husband.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • In the elaborations of its liturgy and the fragrancy of itsritual she found an imperfect substitute for all that she had been denied by a wandering husband.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • In the elaborations of its liturgy and the fragrancy of itsritual she found an imperfect substitute for all that she had been denied by a wandering husband.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • In the elaborations of its liturgy and the fragrancy of itsritual she found an imperfect substitute for all that she had been denied by a wandering husband.

    FORGE OF EMPIRES 1861-1871

  • I think pinpointing it with almonds is a great idea but perhaps a splash of Muscat would highlight the fragrancy of the quinces?

    Quince Tart (Deux)

  • Her fragrancy, Margot, the Commissar for Truth and Reconciliation is really on the job.

    Another jolly for the fragrant Commissioner

  • Thus a rose smells most fragrant at a distance; but if you bring it near the nose, it is not so pure and delightful; and the reason is this, — many earthy disturbing particles are carried with the smell, and spoil the fragrancy when near, but in a longer passage those are lost, and the pure brisk odor, by reason of its subtility, reaches and acts upon the sense.

    Symposiacs

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