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Definition of Parley

Parley
Parley Par"ley, n.; pl. Parleys. [F. parler speech, talk, fr. parler to speak, LL. parabolare, fr. L. parabola a comparison, parable, in LL., a word. See Parable, and cf. Parliament, Parlor.] Mutual discourse or conversation; discussion; hence, an oral conference with an enemy, as with regard to a truce. We yield on parley, but are stormed in vain. --Dryden. To beat a parley (Mil.), to beat a drum, or sound a trumpet, as a signal for holding a conference with the enemy.
Parley
Parley Par"ley, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Parleyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Parleying.] To speak with another; to confer on some point of mutual concern; to discuss orally; hence, specifically, to confer orally with an enemy; to treat with him by words, as on an exchange of prisoners, an armistice, or terms of peace. They are at hand, To parley or to fight; therefore prepare. --Shak.

Meaning of Parley from wikipedia

- A parley (from French: parler – "to speak") refers to a discussion or conference, especially one designed to end an argument or hostilities between two...
- Adidas Parley is a collection of clothing and footwear originated from the collaboration of German multinational company Adidas and "Parley for the Oceans"...
- Parley Edward Baer (August 5, 1914 – November 22, 2002) was an American actor in radio and later in television and film. Despite dozens of appearances...
- Parleys Canyon is a canyon located in the U.S. state of Utah. The canyon provides the route of Interstate 80 (I-80) (and previously the Lincoln Highway...
- West Parley is a village and civil parish in south-east Dorset, England, situated on the River Stour between Bournemouth and Ferndown and off of the B3073...
- Parley Parker Pratt Sr. (April 12, 1807 – May 13, 1857) was an early leader of the Latter Day Saint movement whose writings became a significant early...
- Parley voo or parlay Voo is an English transliteration of French parlez-vous, part of the larger phrase parlez-vous français ? meaning "do you speak French...
- The Casa de Parley Johnson is a historic house in Downey, California, U.S.. It was built for Alexander Parley Johnson, an heir to citrus fields, real...
- (August 19, 1793 – May 9, 1860), better known under his pseudonym Peter Parley, was an American author. Goodrich was born at Ridgefield, Connecticut, the...
- Parley Common is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) on the edge of Ferndown in Dorset, England. The majority land owner is the Canford Estate...
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