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 for Pax
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     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.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Kiss the pax, and be quiet like your neighbors.
                                                    --Chapman.
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     3. 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]
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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