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Definition of Peaceable

Peaceable

  1. Begin in or at peace; tranquil; quiet; free from, or not disposed to, war, disorder, or excitement; not quarrelsome.

Peaceable Quotations

The most peaceable way for you, if you do take a thief, is, to let him show himself what he is and steal out of your company.
William Shakespeare

The Constitution shall never be construed... to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.
Samuel Adams

Consistently rated the most peaceable of all countries in the world by the Global Peace Index, Iceland has reduced its military expenditure to zero, has no armed forces, and has reduced the inequality gap between rich and poor.
Scilla Elworthy

The time has come to end the deadly experiment of disarming peaceable, law-abiding citizens near schools.
Steve Stockman

I think there's a lot of intelligence out there, but that's just my guess. Question is: Are they peaceable or hostile? You could say that the peaceable ones are just going to stay at home and play with their Nintendos, so if you do meet any of them, they might be hostile.
Seth Shostak
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Peaceable Translations

peaceable in German is friedfertig, einlenkend, friedlich
peaceable in Swedish is fredlig
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