Definition of parlour. Meaning of parlour. Synonyms of parlour
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Definition of parlour
parlourParlor Par"lor, n. [OE. parlour, parlur, F. parloir, LL.
parlatorium. See Parley.] [Written also parlour.]
A room for business or social conversation, for the reception
of guests, etc. Specifically:
(a) The apartment in a monastery or nunnery where the inmates
are permitted to meet and converse with each other, or
with visitors and friends from without. --Piers Plowman.
(b) In large private houses, a sitting room for the family
and for familiar guests, -- a room for less formal uses
than the drawing-room. Esp., in modern times, the dining
room of a house having few apartments, as a London house,
where the dining parlor is usually on the ground floor.
(c) Commonly, in the United States, a drawing-room, or the
room where visitors are received and entertained.
Note: ``In England people who have a drawing-room no longer
call it a parlor, as they called it of old and till
recently.' --Fitzed. Hall.
Parlor car. See Palace car, under Car.
Meaning of parlour from wikipedia
- A parlour
(or parlor) is a reception
room or public
space. In medieval Christian
Europe, the "outer parlour
" was the room where
or nuns conducted...
- Raymond Parlour
(born 7 March
1973) is an English former professional footballer
who pla**** as a midfielder
from 1992 to 2007. He spent
- A parlour
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pla**** in a parlour
. These games
- A parlour
is a kind of room Parlour
may also refer
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- The Pancake Parlour
is an Australian
family-owned pancake restaurant
chain, serving sweet
and savoury pancakes
- A m****age parlor
(American English), or m****age parlour
(Canadian/British English), is a place where
for a fee. The term...
in 1829. The first
line of the poem is "'Will you walk into my parlour
?' said the Spider
to the Fly." The story tells
of a cunning spider
- Farrell's Ice Cream Parlour
was an American
ice cream parlor
and sandwich chain founded
in Portland, Oregon, in 1963. The chain became defunct
- Parlour Tricks
(previously Lily & the Parlour
Tricks) are a pop band from New York City, originally composed
of Lily Cato (lead vocalist
- A parlour boarder
is an archaic
term for a privileged category
at a boarding
school. Parlour boarders
by a modern historian
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