Definition of Parral
1. n. The rope or collar by which a yard or spar is held to the mast in such a way that it may be hoisted or lowered at pleasure.
Definition of Parral
1. parrel [n -S] - See also: parrel
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Literary usage of Parral
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Terry's Mexico: Handbook for Travellers by Thomas Philip Terry (1909)
"90 K. parral, see below. For a continuation of the journey, see p. 67. 16. parral. Arrival. The Railway Station (estación del Ferrocarril) stands on a level ..."
2. Guide to Materials for the History of the United States in the Principal by Herbert Eugene Bolton (1913)
"... of records for the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, of classes similar to those noted in the municipal archives of parral and Santa Barbara (see p. ..."
3. The Cyanide Handbook by John Edward Clennell (1915)
"To remedy these defects, the parral tank has the ordinary cylindrical ... The standard parral tank is 25 ft. in diameter by 15 ft. high and has a capacity ..."
4. Chile of Today: Its Commerce, Its Production and Its Resources. National by Adolfo Ortúzar (1907)
"Las Casas, parral Luco, Ramon Barros Santa Rosa, parral Gonzales Hnos, G Maitenes, parral Gleisner, Mauricio i Cia, Fabrica de Azucar, parral Vargas, ..."
5. History of the North Mexican States by Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Joseph Joshua Peatfield, William Nemos (1884)
"The capital was still Durango, but the governor and captain-general was permitted to have his headquarters for most of the time at parral, more conveniently ..."
6. Thirty Years with the Mexicans: In Peace and Revolution by Alden Buell Case (1917)
"At this dreary place of three or four thousand inhabitants passengers for parral—fifty miles southwest—left the train and took the stage. ..."
7. History of the Pacific States of North America by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Henry Lebbeus Oak, Frances Fuller Victor, Alfred Bates (1883)
"The capital was still Durango, but the governor and captain-general was permitted to have his headquarters for most of the time at parral, ..."