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Definition of "peace offering" []

  • An offering made to an adversary in the interests of peace or reconciliation. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "peace offering" in a sentence
  • "And you might be especially interested to know that the beautiful pharaoh Arsinoc II sent the scarab to Julius Caesar as a peace offering before he left to conquer Britain."
  • "Phoc invited me and Juan to Saigon Falls as a peace offering during the holidays."
  • "The only constantly-recurring peace offering appears to have been that of the two firstling lambs at Pentecost."