Pomanders

| March 2, 2010

Pomanders

The English word “pomander” comes from the French “pomme d’ambre”, meaning “apple of amber” or “ball of ambergris” and means:- a mixture of aromatic substances enclosed in a perforated bag or box and used to scent clothes and linens or formerly carried as a guard against infection; also : a clove-studded orange or apple used […]