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peace

[ pees ]
/ pis /
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noun
interjection
(used to express greeting or farewell or to request quietness or silence).
verb (used without object), peaced, peac·ing.
Obsolete. to be or become silent.
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Origin of peace

First recorded in 1125–75; Middle English pes, pese, pece, from Anglo-French pe(e)s, pes and Old French pais, paix, pes, from Latin pāc-, stem of pax “peace, peace treaty, amity”; see origin at pact

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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH peace

peace , piece
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British Dictionary definitions for peace

peace
/ (piːs) /

noun
verb
(intr) mainly obsolete to be or become silent or still

Word Origin for peace

C12: from Old French pais, from Latin pāx
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