What does the word stench mean?

Usage examples for stench

  1. The stench of the tan- bark never leaves my nostrils except when the odor of fried ham or of that devilish camel replaces it. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. There were narrow lanes, but no streets- the only open place being a miserable bazaar; while owing to the absence of sewers the stench was at times unendurable. – The Life of Sir Richard Burton by Thomas Wright
  3. The crew, however, had proved too strong a stench for polite nostrils. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage