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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Perfume  \Per*fume"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Perfumed};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Perfuming}.]  [F.  parfumer  (cf.  Sp  perfumar);  par 
  (see  {Par})  +  fumer  to  smoke,  L.  fumare,  fr  fumus  smoke.  See 
  To  fill  or  impregnate  with  a  perfume;  to  scent. 
  And  Carmel's  flowery  top  perfumes  the  skies.  --Pope. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Perfume  \Per"fume\,  n.  [F.  parfum  cf  Sp  perfume.  See 
  {Perfume},  v.] 
  1.  The  scent,  odor,  or  odoriferous  particles  emitted  from  a 
  sweet-smelling  substance;  a  pleasant  odor;  fragrance; 
  No  rich  perfumes  refresh  the  fruitful  field.  --Pope. 
  2.  A  substance  that  emits  an  agreeable  odor. 
  And  thou  shalt  make  it  a  perfume.  --Ex.  xxx.  35. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  distinctive  odor  that  is  pleasant  [syn:  {aroma},  {fragrance}, 
  2:  a  toiletry  that  emits  and  diffuses  a  fragrant  odor  [syn:  {essence}] 
  v  1:  fill  or  impregnate  with  an  odor  [syn:  {aromatize}] 
  2:  apply  perfume  to  "She  perfumes  herself  every  day"  [syn:  {scent}] 

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