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  • noun Plural form of pomander.

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Examples

  • Haughty gentry used to carry around perfumed and spiced fruits called pomanders as a way of warding off nasty street odors.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Haughty gentry used to carry around perfumed and spiced fruits called pomanders as a way of warding off nasty street odors.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • Haughty gentry used to carry around perfumed and spiced fruits called pomanders as a way of warding off nasty street odors.

    The Fruit Hunters

  • In the time of Shakespeare, it was the fashion to carry "pomanders," these being oranges from which all the pulp had been scooped out, whilst a circular hole was made at the top.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • There are lengths of silks and brocades, spools and spools of silver and gold thread, and boxes of jeweled pomanders and necklets, bracelets and rings.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • There are lengths of silks and brocades, spools and spools of silver and gold thread, and boxes of jeweled pomanders and necklets, bracelets and rings.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • There are lengths of silks and brocades, spools and spools of silver and gold thread, and boxes of jeweled pomanders and necklets, bracelets and rings.

    Much Ado About Marriage

  • The pocketful of posies carried by judges to ward off Newgate (prison) Fever, the children's songs that commemorate it to this day and the pomanders, spices and air 'fresheners' (ludicrous misnomer) that we still favour all attest to this association with smell, disease and death.

    Stephen Fry: The Great Stink of 2005

  • Add it to the stuffing of pillows or hang it in pomanders in your closet.

    How to make Rose Potpourri

  • A big bowl full of shiny apples on a kitchen table is really beautiful and at Christmas time I make pomanders and put them on a big wooden platter.

    The Well-Dressed Table: Centerpieces

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