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.
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- verb end hostilities
- noun someone who tries to bring peace
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"This is a make-peace fashion of yours," said the beldam, relaxing into a smile.
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.
_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.