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Definition of Kiss

  KISS   noun
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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The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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