from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of burning incense or of fuming with incense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of fuming with incense, or the act of burning incense.

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  • noun The act of burning incense.


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Latin thus incense. See -fy.


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  • And having taken the money from Tamara's hand, the priest blessed the thurible, which had been brought up by the psalmist, and began to walk around the body of the deceased with thurification.

    Yama: the pit Bernard Guilbert Guerney 1904

  • Octavia, swinging her satchel like a censer, as if she were performing some act of thurification over her completed tasks, replied demurely:

    Cressy Bret Harte 1869

  • But according to the Book of Changes, number three belongs to Yang, which is the symbol of heaven, sacredness, purity, restfulness and the origin of life, according to Venerables Thich Thanh Hue and Tue Nha's book, "The customs and rites of thurification".

    西儒 ─ The Western Confucian 2009


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