Definition of Parlances

1. Noun. (plural of parlance) ¹



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Definition of Parlances

1. parlance [n] - See also: parlance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parlances

parklet
parklets
parklike
parkly
parkour
parkoured
parkouring
parkours
parks
parkside
parkward
parkway
parkways
parky
parlance
parlances (current term)
parlando
parlante
parlay
parlayed
parlaying
parlays
parle
parled
parles
parley
parleyed
parleyer
parleyers
parleying

Literary usage of Parlances

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1. A Treatise on Pleading and Parties to Actions: With Second and Third Volumes by Joseph Chitty, Henry Greening, John A. Dunlap, Edward Duncan Ingraham, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1851)
"... Appearance and Defence ; 3dly, Oyer ; and 4thly, Im- parlances. The first has long been a proceeding of rare occurrence. The second, viz., the statement ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by John Scott Eldon, Great Britain Court of Chancery (1827)
"... or im- parlances to A.: but he must not delay or hinder A. of judgment by a false plea, which is a lie, as here, and then confess judgment to others; ..."

3. Literature and life: Studies by William Dean Howells (1902)
"... verse of Mr. John Hay, and after that began the exploitation of all the local parlances, which has sometimes seemed to stop, and then has begun again. ..."

4. Bouvier's Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia by John Bouvier, Francis Rawle (1914)
"In this sense im- parlances are no longer allowed in English practice; Andr. Steph. PI. 162. Time to plead. This is the common signification of the word ..."

5. The Planter: Or, Thirteen Years in the South by David Brown (1853)
"But, in common parlance—the most figurative of all parlances—and in the view of the carnal-minded materialist, neither is the slave's person or mind, ..."

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