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incense

n. marijuana. (Drugs.) Hank likes to burn a little incense every now and then.
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The inspectors also confiscated the equipment used for filling the cans with oud, packaging perfumed incense and labels of famous trade brands," he said.
Following this, the inspectors intensified raids on perfume and incense shops to ensure the markets are free of duplicate products.
Ancient texts and scholarly treatments reveal a highly developed complex of psychoactive incense cults, some of which held secret recipes for incenses used for oracular purposes.
which is indicative even at this early juncture for the fledgling nation and people that "strange" (as in "foreign") incenses might be burnt on the altar, with the implication that other incenses were known.
The exact recipe of the Old Testament incenses (Levitical and foreign), if there ever was an official recipe that persisted with exact continuity, will likely never be known.
Even the famous khat (Catha edulis) plant of Ethiopia and Arabia has been suggested as part of the psychoactive incenses of Delphi (Ratsch 2005; Elmi 1983).
This book examines the use of incense in different cultures around the world and its use in ritual, prayer, meditation and for simple home pleasure.
In Chapter 3, European, Arabian, Indian, Chinese, American Indian and South American cultures are looked at in detail to discover how incense has been applied in these cultures for spiritual and pleasurable pursuits.
Chapter 5 teaches the reader how to make their own incense in the many forms that are available to do so.
One of the widest uses for this most sweet-smelling resin was as an incense in religious ceremony and it is still used for that purpose, in various religions, today.
Incense was a central part of the Hebrew Temple service and this excerpt from a modern translation of an ancient Talmudic passage describes the recipe: "The incense was compounded of balm, onycha, galbanum, and frankincense, 70 minas weight of each; myrrh, cassia, spikenard, and saffron, 16minas weight of each
Incense has always had more common domestic uses, too.
Although also an incense, myrrh was used in several different ways from frankincense in ancient times.
It is important to note that in ancient times, when Chinese civilization centered in the Yellow River valley, incenses were not available.
When she has finished, Eyman again incenses the altar table and the people, then steps down from the altar to the lectern, where he chants the gospel in English.