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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pipe′ of peace′(n.)

  1. a calumet; peace pipe.

    Category: Anthropology

Origin of pipe of peace:

1685–95, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. calumet, peace pipe, pipe of peace(noun)

    a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Pipe of Peace

    a pipe offered by an American Indian to one whom he wishes to be on good terms with.

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