(noun.) a light glancing touch; 'there was a brief kiss of their hands in passing'.

(noun.) the act of caressing with the lips (or an instance thereof).

(noun.) any of several bite-sized candies.

(noun.) a cookie made of egg whites and sugar.

(verb.) touch lightly or gently; 'the blossoms were kissed by the soft rain'.

埃尔莎整理--From WordNet


(v. t.) To salute with the lips, as a mark of affection, reverence, submission, forgiveness, etc.

(v. t.) To touch gently, as if fondly or caressingly.

(v. i.) To make or give salutation with the lips in token of love, respect, etc.; as, kiss and make friends.

(v. i.) To meet; to come in contact; to touch fondly.

(v.) A salutation with the lips, as a token of affection, respect, etc.; as, a parting kiss; a kiss of reconciliation.

(v.) A small piece of confectionery.



v. a. Salute, greet with a kiss.

n. Salute.



v.t. to press one's lips to in affection or reverence: to treat with fondness: to touch gently: to collide (of two billiard-balls).—v.i. to salute with the lips.—n. a salute with the lips.—ns. Kiss′-curl a small curl at the side of the forehead; Kiss′er; Kiss′ing-com′fit a perfumed comfit for sweetening the breath; Kiss′ing-crust that part of the upper crust of the loaf which while baking overhangs the edge and touches another.— Kiss′ing-strings cap or bonnet strings tied under the chin.—n. Kiss′-me the wild form of Viola tricolor the pansy: a short veil: a small bonnet—also Kiss′-me-quick.—Kiss hands to kiss the sovereign's hands on a minister's acceptance of office; Kiss of peace a kiss of greeting exchanged between the members of the early Church a shadow of which survives in the kissing of the pax at high mass; Kiss the book to kiss a copy of the New Testament in England after taking a legal oath; Kiss the dust to be felled to the ground to be slain or vanquished; Kiss the gunner's daughter to get a flogging tied to the breech of a cannon; Kiss the rod to submit to punishment.



To dream that you see children kissing, denotes happy reunions in families and satisfactory work. To dream that you kiss your mother, you will be very successful in your enterprises, and be honored and beloved by your friends. To kiss a brother or sister, denotes much pleasure and good in your association. To kiss your sweetheart in the dark, denotes dangers and immoral engagements. To kiss her in the light, signifies honorable intentions occupy your mind always in connection with women. To kiss a strange woman, denotes loose morals and perverted integrity. To dream of kissing illicitly, denotes dangerous past-times. The indulgence of a low passion may bring a tragedy into well-thought-of homes. To see your rival kiss your sweetheart, you are in danger of losing her esteem. For married people to kiss each other, denotes that harmony is prized in the home life. To dream of kissing a person on the neck, denotes passionate inclinations and weak mastery of self. If you dream of kissing an enemy, you will make advance towards reconciliation with an angry friend. For a young woman to dream that some person sees her kiss her lover, indicates that spiteful envy is entertained for her by a false friend. For her to see her lover kiss another, she will be disappointed in her hopes of marriage.



n. A word invented by the poets as a rhyme for 'bliss. ' It is supposed to signify in a general way some kind of rite or ceremony appertaining to a good understanding; but the manner of its performance is unknown to this lexicographer.



Nothing divided by two; meaning persecution for the infant, ecstasy for the youth, fidelity for the middle-aged and homage for the old.

An indescribable something that is of no value to any one, but is much prized by the right two.





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