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 Fume.]

To fill or impregnate with a perfume; to scent.

And Carmel's flowery top perfumes the skies. Pope.


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Per"fume (?), n. [F. parfum; cf. Sp. perfume. See Perfume, v.]


The scent, odor, or odoriferous particles emitted from a sweet-smelling substance; a pleasant odor; fragrance; aroma.

No rich perfumes refresh the fruitful field. Pope.


A substance that emits an agreeable odor.

And thou shalt make it a perfume. Ex. xxx. 35.


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