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peace pipe

n.
A calumet.

peace pipe

n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a long decorated pipe smoked by North American Indians on ceremonial occasions, esp as a token of peace. Also called: calumet or pipe of peace

cal•u•met

(ˈkæl yəˌmɛt, ˌkæl yəˈmɛt)

n.
a long, ornamented tobacco pipe used ceremonially by North American Indians.
[1710–20; < French, orig. dial. (Norman, Picard): pipe stem]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peace pipe - a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindianspeace pipe - a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on ceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)
pipe, tobacco pipe - a tube with a small bowl at one end; used for smoking tobacco
Translations

peace pipe

ncalumet m inv (della pace)
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The government is still open to smoking the peace pipe with the communist rebels, a Malacanang official clarified on Sunday, hours after President Duterte announced his decision to scuttle the talks with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP).
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Me come visit your reservation and smoke peace pipe. But no scalping now, ya hear?"
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