- peace pipe
- noun a tobacco pipe offered and smoked as a token of peace among North American Indians.
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peace pipe — n a pipe which Native Americans use to smoke tobacco, which is shared in a ceremony as a sign of peace = ↑pipe of peace … Dictionary of contemporary English
peace pipe — peace ,pipe noun count a pipe that Native Americans smoke and share as a sign of peace: PIPE OF PEACE … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
peace pipe — ☆ peace pipe n. a ceremonial pipe smoked by American Indians as part of a peace conference … English World dictionary
peace pipe — peace′ pipe n. ant calumet • Etymology: 1770–80 … From formal English to slang
peace pipe — noun a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace) • Syn: ↑calumet, ↑pipe of peace • Hypernyms: ↑pipe, ↑tobacco pipe * * * noun : calumet … Useful english dictionary
Peace pipe — A peace pipe, also called a calumet or medicine pipe, is a ceremonial smoking pipe used by many Native American tribes, traditionally as a token of peace.A common material [See Longfellow s Hiawatha] for calumet pipe bowls is red pipestone or… … Wikipedia
peace pipe — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms peace pipe : singular peace pipe plural peace pipes a pipe that Native Americans smoke and share as a sign of peace … English dictionary
peace pipe — noun (C) a pipe which Native Americans use to smoke tobacco, which is shared in a ceremony as a sign of peace; pipe of peace … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
peace pipe — noun a pipe smoked in certain Native American cultures that symbolizes peace among those who smoke it, and among whom it is passed around from person to person Syn: calumet … Wiktionary
peace pipe — /ˈpis paɪp/ (say pees puyp) noun the calumet or pipe smoked by the Native Americans of North America in token or ratification of peace … Australian English dictionary