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Pax

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Pax \Pax\, noun [L. pax peace. See {Peace}.]

1. (Eccl.) The kiss of peace; also, the embrace in the sanctuary now substituted for it at High Mass in Roman Catholic churches.

2. (R. C. Ch.) A tablet or board, on which is a representation of Christ, of the Virgin Mary, or of some saint and which, in the Mass, was kissed by the priest and then by the people, in medi[ae]val times; an osculatory. It is still used in communities, confraternities, etc.

Kiss the pax, and be quiet like your neighbors. --Chapman.

3. Friendship, or a friend; -- esp. in the phrases to make pax with, to make friends with, to be good pax, to be good friends; also, truce; -- used esp. interjectionally. [Eng. Schoolboy Slang] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

pax

noun

1: (Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist [syn: {pax}, {kiss of peace}]


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