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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Kiss \Kiss\ (k[i^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Kissed (k[i^]st);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. [1913 Webster] He . . . kissed her lips with such a clamorous smack, That at the parting all the church echoed. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To touch gently, as if fondly or caressingly. [1913 Webster] When the sweet wind did gently kiss the trees. --Shak. [1913 Webster]