peace pipe

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Origin of peace pipe

First recorded in 1770–80
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British Dictionary definitions for peace pipe

peace pipe

noun
  1. a long decorated pipe smoked by North American Indians on ceremonial occasions, esp as a token of peaceAlso called: calumet, pipe of peace
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