I could smell the patchouli oil he was wearing as well as the incense that was burning in the studio.
She leant forward and I was all but stifled with the stale odour of the patchouli with which her faded body was drenched.
Through the air was wafted the cheap and stifling scent of patchouli.
Have another cigarette, and spray some patchouli about the room.
She filled the hall with her patchouli and shrill vivacity, and presently was gone.
Your remarks remind me of the morning odour of patchouli and stale smoke in a cheap Quartier Latin dancing-room.
He backed 'The patchouli Girl,' and in that shining garden he got stung.
The first thing that struck him on entering was the scent of patchouli, always distasteful to him.
A man went her bail, and she flounced out in a cloud of patchouli.
She was "not strong enough to stand the patchouli," so she missed the great moment of the final trying on.
perfume made from an Indian plant of the mint family, 1845, from the native name for the plant in Madras, said to be from Tamil pachchai "green" + ilai "leaf." The form of the word appears French, but this has not been explained and the record of it in English predates that in French.