peace etymology

English word peace comes from Old French (842-ca. 1400) pais (Country; nation Peace.), Anglo-Norman peis

Detailed word origin of peace

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pais Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Country; nation Peace.
peis Anglo-Norman (xno)
pees Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Peace.
peace English (eng) (neologism) To make peace; to put at peace; to be at peace.. (slang) To peace out. A state free of oppressive and unpleasant thoughts and emotions.. A state free of war, in particular war between different countries.. A state of tranquility, quiet, and harmony; absence of violence. For instance, a state free from civil disturbance.. Harmony in personal relations. (archaic) Shut up!, [...]

Words with the same origin as peace

Descendants of pais
peaceful peasant