pipe of peace

pipe of peace
pipe of peace

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  • pipe of peace — n a ↑peace pipe …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pipe of peace — pipe′ of peace′ n. ant a calumet; peace pipe • Etymology: 1685–95, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • pipe of peace — noun a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace) • Syn: ↑calumet, ↑peace pipe • Hypernyms: ↑pipe, ↑tobacco pipe * * * : calumet * * * a calumet; …   Useful english dictionary

  • pipe of peace — pipe smoked together by a group to symbolize their peaceful intentions toward one another (especially referring to a ceremonial pipe in the Native American Indian tradition) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pipe of peace — a calumet; peace pipe. [1685 95, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • pipe of peace — noun (C) a peace pipe …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • PIPE OF PEACE —    a pipe offered by an American Indian to one whom he wishes to be on good terms with …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • To smoke the pipe of peace — Pipe Pipe, n. [AS. p[=i]pe, probably fr. L. pipare, pipire, to chirp; of imitative origin. Cf. {Peep}, {Pibroch}, {Fife}.] 1. A wind instrument of music, consisting of a tube or tubes of straw, reed, wood, or metal; any tube which produces… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pipe of peace — Calumet …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • pipe of peace — noun → calumet …  

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