suffumigation

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suffumigation (plural suffumigations)

  1. The burning of substances to produce fumes as part of some magical rituals.
    • 1816, Walter Scott, The Antiquary, Oxford University Press, 2002, page 208:
      Now I will make dis avail me at de change of every quarter-moon dat I shall find by the same proportions of expenses I lay out in de suffumigations, as nine, to de product of nine multiplied unto itself.

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