pipe of peace


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pipe′ of peace′


n.
a calumet; peace pipe.
[1685–95, Amer.]
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Noun1.pipe of peace - a highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindianspipe of peace - 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
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They assembled in camp toward supper-time, hungry and happy; but now a difficulty arose -- hostile Indians could not break the bread of hospitality together with- out first making peace, and this was a simple im- possibility without smoking a pipe of peace. There was no other process that ever they had heard of.
In their extremity they sent forth a herald, bearing the calumet or pipe of peace, but he was shot down by order of the Blackbird.
Even by day they hung about, smoking the pipe of peace, and looking almost as if they wanted tit-bits to eat.
The pipe of peace was smoked, and now all was good fellowship.
They bore the trying spectacle in silence, until the mysterious visitor was at a safe distance; when they burst into pebbles and yells, and likewise into reviling dances, and in all respects buried the pipe of peace with so many savage ceremonies, that, if Mr Cripples had been the chief of the Cripplewayboo tribe with his war-paint on, they could scarcely have done greater justice to their education.
Now in 2019, Shawn is primed to finish his new EP with Wanted a Good American, Brother in Arms, Dirt Dust n Gasoline and Pipe of Peace. Shawn just completed, in the studio, Pipe of Peace thanks to Grammy winner Frank Deville Greenfield, NicNak Studios, Pulahaole Studios, Vocalist Sharron Moore, OTB Recordings & Entertainment, Alliance Distribution, Only The Brave Music, Belinda Perry, Tina M Kramer, Native Family Radio, Indigenous in Music, KWLP The Peach, Native Voice 1, and Krave radio.
"The Rat Pack & Mascots squared up to Buddy Holly & The Crickets until The Village People made them smoke the pipe of peace kindly donated by the Human League!" Peter said themed bands will come together again at the Venue on Saturday, November 18, for a "Celebration Knees Up" and the presentation of gold, silver and bronze medals.