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Origin of sweet-scented

First recorded in 1585–95
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Historical Examples of sweet-scented

  • It knew, I suppose, how beautiful and sweet-scented they were.

    The Miraculous Pitcher

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • She explained to us, therefore, the nature and properties of this sweet-scented tree.

    The Desert Home

    Mayne Reid

  • Sweet-scented was milder, the leaf was rounder and the fibers were finer.

  • I say happy is he of them who was born to wear the sweet-scented Bud of the Rose upon his bosom.

    Queen Sheba's Ring

    H. Rider Haggard

  • Wonderfully, magically silent, fresh and sweet-scented and dark!

    Saint's Progress

    John Galsworthy