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Meaning of POMANDER

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Po*man"der\, n. [Sp. poma.]
   (a) A perfume to be carried with one, often in the form of
       a ball.
   (b) A box to contain such perfume, formerly carried by
       ladies, as at the end of a chain; -- more properly
       {pomander box}. [Obs.] --Bacon.

 
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 Related Terms: atomizer, censer, fumigator, incense burner, incensory, odorator, odorizer, parfumoir, perfumer, potpourri, pouncet-box, purse atomizer, sachet, scent bag, scent ball, scent bottle, scent box, scenter, smelling bottle, spray, thurible, vinaigrette
 

 

 

 

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