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kiss of peace
A ceremonial gesture, such as a kiss or handclasp, used as a sign of love and union in some Christian churches during celebration of the Eucharist.
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kiss′ of peace′
a ceremonial greeting or embrace given as a token of Christian love and unity.
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|Noun||1.||kiss of peace - (Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist|
greeting, salutation - (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
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