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An offering made to an adversary in the interests of peace or reconciliation.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. something given to an adversary in the hope of procuring or maintaining peace
2. (Judaism) Judaism a sacrificial meal shared between the offerer and Jehovah to intensify the union between them
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. any offering made to procure peace.
2. a sacrificial offering made in order to assure communion with God. Ex. 20:24; Lev. 7:11–18.
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