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Pax

n.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 mediæval 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.
Noun1.pax - (Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist
Synonyms: kiss of peace
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