peace pipe


Examples of peace pipe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The brewery’s beer menu includes several European craft lagers like peace pipe, sugar leaf, marigold, and a Czech dark. Stephen Underwood, Hartford Courant, 19 Mar. 2024 The olive branch, stands for the settlers, and the peace pipe, for Indigenous people, appear on top of the shield. Olivia Munson, The Courier-Journal, 5 Jan. 2024 Over the years, workers have found everything from live snakes to peace pipes to shrunken heads in luggage, leading some to wonder if the items weren’t lost on purpose. William Thornton |, al, 12 Apr. 2023 That collection, said to include a mummified falcon from King Tut’s tomb and Sitting Bull’s peace pipe, likely included looted objects. Popular Mechanics, 10 Mar. 2023 The queen presided over the dedication ceremony, accepting a copy of the original petition and a red stone peace pipe from the delegation. Karin Wulf, Smithsonian Magazine, 26 Jan. 2023 If there is any way to fire up the peace pipe, that is the way to do it. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, 21 Dec. 2022 Another tradition surrounding this matchup is the smoking of a peace pipe at halftime of their matchups by members of two junior honorary societies — Bucket and Dipper of Ohio State and Atius-Sachem of Illinois. Scott Horner, USA TODAY, 17 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1760, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of peace pipe was in 1760

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“Peace pipe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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