something that freshens or refreshens: An air freshener cleared the room of stale odors.
a soothing skin lotion.
a beverage that makes the drinker feel refreshed.

1880–85; freshen + -er1 Unabridged
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freshen (ˈfrɛʃən)
1.  to make or become fresh or fresher
2.  (often foll by up) to refresh (oneself), esp by washing
3.  (intr) (of the wind) to increase
4.  to lose or cause to lose saltiness
5.  chiefly (US) (intr)
 a.  (of farm animals) to give birth
 b.  (of cows) to commence giving milk after calving

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Example sentences
And if the twig came from an aromatic tree or shrub, all the better, because
  you got some breath freshener in the bargain.
Would it be possible for someone to spray some of this substance, mixed in the
  air freshener at a brokerage house, for example.
Select the air freshener that makes you think of your favorite flower.
Camphor is commonly used as an over-the-counter treatment for colds and
  congestion, or as an insecticide or air freshener.
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