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  2  definitions  found 
  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. 
  2.  To  touch  gently,  as  if  fondly  or  caressingly. 
  When  the  sweet  wind  did  gently  kiss  the  trees. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  foreplay  without  contact  with  the  genital  organs  [syn:  {caressing}, 
  {cuddling},  {fondling},  {hugging},  {necking},  {petting}, 
  {smooching},  {snuggling}] 

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