Our ritual duty of holiness satisfied after half an hour in the scented gothic air, there were more stops in bars.
The fashionable gift was scented candles, some costing $150 each.
The buildings are scented with candles from high-end home furnishings brand Jonathan Adler.
Tessie rose, unrolled her scented handkerchief, and taking a bit of gum from a knot in the hem, placed it in her mouth.
She was obsessed with the flower-printed, scented toilet paper.
She had scented a personal application in his words, and was determined to stand no nonsense.
He had scented the stag, the hare, and the wild goat for them many a time.
The air was heavy with scented pastilles, otherwise the human reek must have been unbearable.
“It is some jaguar they have scented,” suggested one of the domestics.
I thought that some sea-monster had scented me in my boat, and had started to attack me.
1570s, "endowed with the power of smell;" 1740, "perfumed," past participle adjective from scent (v.).
late 14c., sent "to find the scent of," from Old French sentir "to feel, smell, touch, taste; realize, perceive; make love to," from Latin sentire " to feel, perceive, sense, discern, hear, see" (see sense (n.)).
Originally a hunting term. The -c- appeared 17c., perhaps by influence of ascent, descent, etc., or by influence of science. This was a tendency in early Modern English, cf. scythe, and also scite, scituate. Figurative use from 1550s. Transitive sense "impregnate with an odor, perfume" is from 1690s. Related: Scented; scenting.
late 14c., "scent, smell, what can be smelled" (as a means of pursuit by a hound), from scent (v.). Almost always applied to agreeable odors.