|1.||(tr) to touch with the lips or press the lips against as an expression of love, greeting, respect, etc|
|2.||(intr) to join lips with another person in an act of love or desire|
|3.||to touch (each other) lightly: their hands kissed|
|4.||billiards (of balls) to touch (each other) lightly while moving|
|5.||the act of kissing; a caress with the lipsRelated: oscular|
|6.||a light touch|
|7.||a small light sweet or cake, such as one made chiefly of egg white and sugar: coffee kisses|
|[Old English cyssan, from coss; compare Old High German kussen, Old Norse kyssa]|
|keep it simple, stupid|
Keep it simple, stupid!
of affection (Gen. 27:26, 27; 29:13; Luke 7:38, 45); reconciliation (Gen. 33:4; 2 Sam. 14:33); leave-taking (Gen. 31:28,55; Ruth 1:14; 2 Sam. 19:39); homage (Ps. 2:12; 1 Sam. 10:1); spoken of as between parents and children (Gen. 27:26; 31:28, 55; 48:10; 50:1; Ex. 18:7; Ruth 1:9, 14); between male relatives (Gen. 29:13; 33:4; 45:15). It accompanied social worship as a symbol of brotherly love (Rom. 16:16; 1 Cor. 16:20; 2 Cor. 13:12; 1 Thess. 5:26; 1 Pet. 5:14). The worship of idols was by kissing the image or the hand toward the image (1 Kings 19:18; Hos. 13:2).