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Definition of peace pipe in English:


A tobacco pipe offered and smoked as a token of peace among North American Indians.
Example sentences
  • After a full afternoon, they sit down for supper, but realize that they must smoke a peace pipe to end their Indian battles.
  • The two arch-rivals have been trying to smoke the peace pipe ever since Jamali seized the initiative and spoke to his Indian counterpart earlier this week.
  • Above the clasped hands are a peace pipe and a tomahawk.
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