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Pipe of Peace

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The North American Indians present a pipe to anyone they wish to be on good terms with. To receive the pipe and smoke together is to promote friendship and goodwill, but to refuse the offer is virtually a declaration of hostility.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Pindorus (in Jerusalem Delivered)
Pine-bender (The)
Pink (A)
Pink of Perfection (The)
Piony or Peony
Piou-piou
Pious
Pip
Pipe
Pipe Rolls or Great Rolls of the Pipe
Pipe of Peace
Pipeclay
Pipelet
Piper
Piper that Played before Moses (By the)
Piper’s News or Hawker’s News, Fiddler’s News
Piping Hot
Pippa Passes
Piræus
Pirie’s Chair
Pirithoös

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Pipe of Peace