Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A peacemaker; one who reconciles persons at variance; a composer of strife; an adjuster of differences.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A peacemaker.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb end hostilities
  • noun someone who tries to bring peace

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Examples

  • "This is a make-peace fashion of yours," said the beldam, relaxing into a smile.

    Rob of the bowl : a legend of St. Inigoe's,

  • Florence was given as a make-peace offering to the contemptible Medici; and it remains the worst shame of Clement that he used the dregs of the army that had sacked Rome for the enslavement of his mother-city.

    Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7) The Age of the Despots

  • _make-peace_ "'" Malcolm and Clara both laughed, and asked their young governess when the birch rods were coming; but Edith did not feel quite so easy, and, with her bruised foot and all, it took a great deal of petting that night to get her comfortably to bed.

    Among the Trees at Elmridge

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