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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pax  \Pax\,  n. 
  Friendship,  or  a  friend;  --  esp.  in  the  phrases  to  make  pax 
  with  to  make  friends  with  to  be  good  pax,  to  be  good 
  friends;  also  truce;  --  used  esp.  interjectionally.  [Eng. 
  Schoolboy  Slang] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pax  \Pax\,  n.  [L.  pax  peace.  See  {Peace}.] 
  1.  (Eccl.)  The  kiss  of  peace;  also  the  embrace  in  the 
  sanctuary  now  substituted  for  it  at  High  Mass  in  Roman 
  Catholic  churches. 
 
  2.  (R.  C.  Ch.)  A  tablet  or  board,  on  which  is  a 
  representation  of  Christ,  of  the  Virgin  Mary,  or  of  some 
  saint  and  which  in  the  Mass,  was  kissed  by  the  priest  and 
  then  by  the  people,  in  medi[ae]val  times;  an  osculatory. 
  It  is  still  used  in  communities,  confraternities,  etc 
 
  Kiss  the  pax,  and  be  quiet  like  your  neighbors. 
  --Chapman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pax 
  n  :  (Roman  Catholic)  a  greeting  signifying  Christian  love  for 
  those  assisting  at  the  Eucharist  [syn:  {kiss  of  peace}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Pax,  WV  (town,  FIPS  62356) 
  Location:  37.90961  N,  81.26388  W 
  Population  (1990):  167  (84  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  PAX 
  Pixel  Addressing  eXtensions  (Intel,  RISC,  CPU) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  PAX 
  Portable  Archive  eXchange  (SCO,  Unix) 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  PAX 
  Private  Automatic  eXchange 
 
 




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