Kiss

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noun Osculation
verb To touch or caress with the lips as an expression of affection, greeting, respect, or amorousness
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However, this particular borrowing, which the editors of Kissing the Rod rather touchingly describe as 'not ...
10-12, 229-30; and Kissing the Rod: An Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Women's Verse, ed.
10-12, 229-30; and Kissing the Rod." An Anthology of Seventeenth-Century Women's Verse, ed.