Stench v. t. To stanch. [Obs.]
1. A smell; an odor. [Obs.]
Clouds of savory stench involve the sky. --Dryden.
2. An ill smell; an offensive odor; a stink.
Stench trap, a contrivance to prevent stench or foul air from rising from the openings of sewers, drains, etc.
Stench, v. t. To cause to emit a disagreeable odor; to cause to stink. [Obs.]
n : a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant [syn: malodor,
malodour, stink, reek, fetor, foetor, mephitis]