Part of speech: noun

A perfume made of alcohol mingled with aromatic oils; named from the city of Cologne, Germany.

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Usage examples "cologne":

  1. This will be better if deoderized, or cologne alcohol is used. - "Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets", Daniel Young.
  2. M. de Peyrehorade was busy rubbing his son's temples with eau de Cologne and holding smelling salts under his nose. - "Abbé Aubain and Mosaics", Prosper Mérimée.
  3. He was ordained a Protestant minister and served first at Cologne and then at the English church in the West Prussian city of Elbing. - "The Reformed Librarie-Keeper (1650)", John Dury.