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kissing kissing bough a Christmas wreath or ball of evergreens hung from the ceiling, under which a person may be kissed.
kissing cousin a relative who is not a close cousin, but who is known well enough to be given a kiss in greeting.
kissing gate a small gate hung in a U- or V-shaped enclosure, letting one person through at a time.
kissing goes by favour a kiss is often given as a reward for something done; proverbial saying, early 17th century.
when the kissing has to stop when the honeymoon period finishes; when one is forced to recognize harsh realities, originally with reference to the line in Browning's ‘A Toccata of Galuppi's’ (1855).

See also when the gorse is out of bloom, then kissing's out of fashion, kissing under the mistletoe.