a peace offering

a peace offering

something that you give to someone to show that you are sorry or that you want to be friendly, especially after you have argued with them I took Beth some flowers as a peace offering.
See also: offering, peace
References in classic literature ?
She put them in his buttonhole as a peace offering, and he stood a minute looking down at them with a curious expression, for in the Italian part of his nature there was a touch of superstition, and he was just then in that state of half-sweet, half-bitter melancholy, when imaginative young men find significance in trifles and food for romance everywhere.