A painted, stamped or carved tablet with a representation of Christ or the Virgin Mary, which was kissed by the priest during the Mass ("kiss of peace") and then passed to other officiating clergy and the congregation to be kissed. See also osculatory. (noun)
passenger; passengers (noun)
A cry for peace or truce in children's games. (interjection)
Examples of word pax
Center, otherwise known as a "pax" terminal pax is short for passengers.
The X and P combined are similar to the Latin word pax, meaning peace.
Suddenly Anthea said, 'Oh! let it be "pax" -- poor little Pussy -- you know she's the youngest.'
He called pax almost straightaway, the little dung piece, but I kept into him until the Pershron twins pulled me off, by which time his face was well colored and pushed out of shape, the punishment I’d given him.
The only other picture of his that need be mentioned here is a predella in a church near Urbino, relating to the theft of a pax, which is attributed to him by many critics.