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pipe of peace

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  1. a calumet; peace pipe.
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Origin of pipe of peace

An Americanism dating back to 1685–95
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Historical Examples

  • That pipe-of-peace dance is a capital dance, for then bloodshed is at an end.

    History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians

    George Mogridge