pipe of peace

pipe of peace

noun
a calumet; peace pipe.

Origin:
1685–95, Americanism

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pipe of peace

noun
a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace) [syn: calumet
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