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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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Idioms for peace

Origin of peace

1125–75; Middle English pes<Old French, variant of pais<Latin pax (stem pāc-); akin to pact
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
C12: from Old French pais, from Latin pāx
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