Definition of Palavers

1. Verb. (third-person singular of palaver) ¹



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Definition of Palavers

1. palaver [v] - See also: palaver

Lexicographical Neighbors of Palavers

palatovelar
palatovelars
palatum
palatum durum
palatum molle
palatum osseum
palau
palaver
palavered
palaverer
palaverers
palavering
palaverous
palavers (current term)
palay
palays
palazzi
palazzo
palazzolike
palazzos
pale
pale-
pale-browed tinamou
pale-browed tinamous
pale ale
pale blue dot
pale chrysanthemum aphid
pale coral root

Literary usage of Palavers

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Baptist Missionary Magazine by American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (1896)
"... palavers had been discontinued in the section immediate to the station. But one day last July I was hastily called to one of the towns bv a son of au ..."

2. My Personal Experiences in Equatorial Africa: As Medical Officer of the Emin by Thomas Heazle Parke (1891)
"... or native bread—palavers with native chiefs in order ttr obtain guides—Incidents of the march to ..."

3. Cross River Natives: Being Some Notes on the Primitive Pagans of Obubura by Charles Partridge (1905)
"... XIII Marital relations—" Wife palavers "—Twins—Prostitutes—Games and amusements—" Mancala "—A women's play described—Yam festivals—Circles of monumental ..."

4. Cross River Natives: Being Some Notes on the Primitive Pagans of Obubura by Charles Partridge (1905)
"... relations—" Wife palavers "—Twins—Prostitutes—Games and amusements—" Mancala "—A women's play described—Yam festivals—Circles of monumental stones ..."

5. Explorations and Adventures in Equatorial Africa, with Accounts of the by Paul Belloni Du Chaillu (1868)
"Fear of Death.—Old People abandoned.—Treachery.—Case of Retaliation!—Women-palavers.—Arbitration. —A fetich Palaver. ..."

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