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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 kiss /ˈkɪs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kiss, v. i.
 1. To make or give salutation with the lips in token of love, respect, etc.; as, kiss and make friends.
 2. To meet; to come in contact; to touch fondly.
 Like fire and powder,
 Which as they kiss consume.   --Shak.
 Rose, rose and clematis,
 Trail and twine and clasp and kiss.   --Tennyson.
 Kissing comfit, a perfumed sugarplum to sweeten the breath. [Obs or Prov. End.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kiss, n.
 1. A salutation with the lips, as a token of affection, respect, etc.; as, a parting kiss; a kiss of reconciliation.
    Last with a kiss, she took a long farewell.   --Dryden.
    Dear as remembered kisses after death.   --Tennyson.
 2. A small piece of confectionery.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Kiss v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kissed p. pr. & vb. n. Kissing.]
 1. To salute with the lips, as a mark of affection, reverence, submission, forgiveness, etc.
 He . . . kissed her lips with such a clamorous smack,
 That at the parting all the church echoed.   --Shak.
 2. To touch gently, as if fondly or caressingly.
    When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof)
           [syn: buss, osculation]
      2: a cookie made of egg whites and sugar
      3: any of several bite-sized candies
      4: a light glancing touch; "there was a brief kiss of their
         hands in passing"
      v 1: touch with the lips or press the lips (against someone's
           mouth or other body part) as an expression of love,
           greeting, etc.; "The newly married couple kissed"; "She
           kissed her grandfather on the forehead when she entered
           the room" [syn: buss, osculate]
      2: touch lightly or gently; "the blossoms were kissed by the
         soft rain"

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    of affection (Gen. 27:26, 27; 29:13; Luke 7:38, 45);
    reconciliation (Gen. 33:4; 2 Sam. 14:33); leave-taking (Gen.
    31:28,55; Ruth 1:14; 2 Sam. 19:39); homage (Ps. 2:12; 1 Sam.
    10:1); spoken of as between parents and children (Gen. 27:26;
    31:28, 55; 48:10; 50:1; Ex. 18:7; Ruth 1:9, 14); between male
    relatives (Gen. 29:13; 33:4; 45:15). It accompanied social
    worship as a symbol of brotherly love (Rom. 16:16; 1 Cor. 16:20;
    2 Cor. 13:12; 1 Thess. 5:26; 1 Pet. 5:14). The worship of idols
    was by kissing the image or the hand toward the image (1 Kings
    19:18; Hos. 13:2).