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used in The Great Gatsby

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relating to the sense of smell
  • Over the great bridge, with the sunlight through the girders making a constant flicker upon the moving cars, with the city rising up across the river in white heaps and sugar lumps all built with a wish out of non-olfactory money.
    p. 68.8
olfactory = smelly

(editor's note:  Fitzgerald is saying that the money that built the city was honest money—not money that smelled of corruption.)
There are no more uses of "olfactory" in The Great Gatsby.

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