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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. 
  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. 
  2.  To  touch  gently,  as  if  fondly  or  caressingly. 
  When  the  sweet  wind  did  gently  kiss  the  trees. 
  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 
  Last  with  a  kiss,  she  took  a  long  farewell. 
  Dear  as  remembered  kisses  after  death.  --Tennyson. 
  2.  A  small  piece  of  confectionery. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  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]: 
  Early  system  on  IBM  650.  Listed  in  CACM  2(5):16  (May  1959). 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  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]: 
  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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