But up to that time we had kept the osculatory incident a profound secret.
The usual circular, hieroglyphic and osculatory invitation appears at the lower left-hand corner.
At Low Mass it is omitted, or given with what is called an osculatory or Pax.
But so far the osculatory experiment has proved a dire failure.
In making a list of the company, we can leave out the widower altogether, because he took no part in the osculatory exercise.
"to kiss," 1650s, from Latin osculatus, past participle of osculari "to kiss," from osculum "a kiss; pretty mouth, sweet mouth," literally "little mouth," diminutive of os "mouth" (see oral). Related: Osculated; osculating.