“It is not as big as perfumes, but it is bigger than ready-to-wear,” he added.
The Daily Pic: At the Museum of Arts and Design, perfumes pan out.
This is jaw-droppingly strange since perfumes, like paintings and sculpture, are often hyper-representational.
He conceived it as a lying on couches amid cushions, sniffing Orient perfumes in scent-bottles.
But the odors of her perfumes were so sweet, that he forgot what he had thought to do.
The earth steamed and sweltered, and the perfumes of tropical blossoms stole out of the jungle and exhaled a heavy languor.
Jewels fit for an emperor, perfumes like a very grove of camphire.
The French shepherds, during the time of the Crusades, were observed to use these perfumes.
His room, was fragrant with the perfumes of his pomatums and scents.
Go in with us; don't potter with pomatum and perfumes,—rubbish!
1530s, "fumes from a burning substance," from Middle French parfum (16c.), from parfumer "to scent," from Old Provençal perfumar or cognate words in dialectal Italian (perfumare) or Spanish (perfumar), from Latin per- "through" (see per) + fumare "to smoke" (see fume (n.)). Meaning "fluid containing agreeable essences of flowers, etc.," is attested from 1540s.
1530s, "to fill with smoke or vapor," from perfume (n.) or from Middle French parfumer. Meaning "to impart a sweet scent to" is from 1530s. Related: Perfumed; perfuming.
were used in religious worship, and for personal and domestic enjoyment (Ex. 30:35-37; Prov. 7:17; Cant. 3:6; Isa. 57:9); and also in embalming the dead, and in other funeral ceremonies (Mark 14:8; Luke 24:1; John 19:39).