- scent used 3 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
SCENT, noun [Latin sentio, to perceive.]
1. Odor; smell; that substance which issuing from a body, affects the olfactory organs of animals; as the scent of an orange or an apple; the scent of musk. The word is applicable to any odor, agreeable or offensive.
2. The power of smelling; the smell; as a house of nice scent
3. chase followed by the scent; course of pursuit; track.
He travelled upon the same scent into Ethiopia.
SCENT, verb transitive
1. to smell; to perceive by the olfactory organs; as, to scent game, as a hound.
2. To perfume; to imbue or fill with odor, good or bad. Aromatic plants scent the room. some persons scent garments with musk; others scent their snuff.
1. Odorous; yielding much smell.
2. Of quick smell.
SCENT'LESS, adjective Inodorous; destitute of smell.