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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kiss  \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.]  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kiss  \Kiss\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Kissed};p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Kissing}.]  [OE.  kissen,  cussen,  AS  cyssan  fr  coss  a  kiss; 
  of  uncertain  origin;  akin  to  D.  kus,  G.  kuss,  Icel.  koss.] 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kiss  \Kiss\,  n.  [OE.  kiss,  derived  under  the  influence  of  the 
  verb  from  the  older  form  coss,  AS  coss.  See  {Kiss},  v.] 
  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kiss 
  n  1:  a  caress  with  the  lips  [syn:  {buss},  {osculation}] 
  2:  any  of  several  bite-sized  candies 
  3:  a  light  glancing  touch;  "there  was  a  brief  kiss  of  their 
  hands  in  passing"  [syn:  {brush}] 
  v  1:  touch  with  the  lips  or  press  the  lips  (against  someone's 
  moth  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  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  KISS 
 
  Early  system  on  IBM  650.  Listed  in  CACM  2(5):16  (May  1959). 
 
 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Kiss 
  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). 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  KISS 
  Keep  It  Simple,  Stupid  (DFUe,  Usenet,  IRC) 
 
 
 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
 
  KISS,  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. 
 
 




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