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peace pipe:see calumetcalumet
[Fr.,=reed], name given by the French to the peace pipe used by the indigenous people of North America for smoking tobacco; it consisted of a long, feathered stem, with or without a pipe bowl.
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pipe of North American Indians; smoked at conclusion of peace treaties. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 427]
a long decorated pipe smoked by North American Indians on ceremonial occasions, esp as a token of peace