Until he un-retires again because of boredom and missing the klieg lights and having a car trunk still stuffed with incense.
Frankincense is a kind of incense, which is to say room freshener.
Every few days he would give me a fresh supply of incense he got directly from India, fragrances I had never before experienced.
I could smell the patchouli oil he was wearing as well as the incense that was burning in the studio.
What was the material of the novice habit, what kind of incense did they inhale, what was on the plate at dinner.
That solitary human voice was the complement of a theme whereof the incense and the monotonous music made up the other parts.
And James departed to incense the cook with the unsoftened message.
The cause was remembered by those who offered the incense of prayer morning and evening on the family altar.
The gods must have their incense from the right kind of censer.
The odor of incense and of roses wafted through the air; dim lamps shed a multicolored glow.
late 13c., from Old French encens "sweet-smelling substance," from Late Latin incensum (nominative incensus) "burnt incense," literally "something burnt," neuter past participle of Latin incendere "set on fire" (see incendiary).
"make angry," early 15c., from Middle French incenser, from Latin incensare, frequentative of Latin incendere "set on fire" (see incendiary). A figurative use of the word used literally in incense (n.). Related: Incensed.
"to offer incense, perfume with incense," c.1300, from Old French encenser, from encens (see incense (n.)).
a fragrant composition prepared by the "art of the apothecary." It consisted of four ingredients "beaten small" (Ex. 30:34-36). That which was not thus prepared was called "strange incense" (30:9). It was offered along with every meat-offering; and besides was daily offered on the golden altar in the holy place, and on the great day of atonement was burnt by the high priest in the holy of holies (30:7, 8). It was the symbol of prayer (Ps. 141:1,2; Rev. 5:8; 8:3, 4).