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  • n. Plural form of odour.


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  • It will also stop methane, which is a powerful greenhouse gas, from being released into the atmosphere and prevent odours from the piggery wafting across the Corowa township.

    Pigs, Poop, Power

  • There are strange sights and sounds strange "odours," even and the party eventually encounters their lost friend, or something that looks something like him.

    April come she will

  • It seems to be an exception to the rule that "odours" (as distinct from pungent vapours or gases) are only produced by substances formed by plants or animals.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • "odours" but corrosive chemical vapours, which act painfully upon the nerves of common sensation within the air-passages of the nose and throat and not exclusively, if at all, on the terminations of the olfactory nerves.

    More Science From an Easy Chair

  • "Carry with infinite devotion that vase of many odours which is your Life on Earth.

    Visions and Revisions A Book of Literary Devotions

  • /Whence these legends and traditions,/With the odours of the forest,/With the dew and damp of meadows, "it's easy to demonstrate how such rigidity would ruin the latter simply by introducing it, creating a travesty of Blake's verse:" Tyger!

    On the Sublime

  • The spring air dug deep into our lungs and filled them with greening odours.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grandmothers

  • For want of a better description, this was a shadowed place, as I imagined the Glencoe of school's textbooks, and if colours had odours, grey would smell of the moor, damp, bleak and foreboding.


  • We now stress that the location of the cadaver odours signifies that physically the body (cadaver) is not on the place, marked by the dog, but certainly it has been there, as long as the dog signals it.

    A Minute For Madeleine McCann « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Strange, vagrant odours come drifting along the greasy wind, and the rain, when it falls, is more like grease than water from heaven.



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