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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kissing of the hands; in the plural, compliments; respects.

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  • Sounds French. But I don't want to envisage a French kiss on the hand.

    September 26, 2008

  • Kiss on the hand. (from Phrontistery)

    May 23, 2008