Definition of Parries

1. Noun. (plural of parry) ¹



2. Verb. third person singular, present tense of ''to parry'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parries

1. parry [v] - See also: parry

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parries

parraqua
parraquas
parred
parrel
parrels
parrhesia
parricidal
parricide
parricides
parricidious
parridge
parridges
parried
parrier
parriers
parries (current term)
parrilla
parrillas
parring
parritch
parritches
parro
parrock
parrocked
parrocks
parroket
parrokets
parroquet
parrot
parrot's-bill

Literary usage of Parries

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1. Manual of Bayonet Exercise: Prepared for the Use of the Army of the United by George Brinton McClellan (1856)
"The parries in high tierce and quarte, seconde and tierce in retreat, ... There are two kinds of parries—the simple parries, and the parries in opposition. ..."

2. Infantry Tactics, Double and Single Rank, Adapted to American Topography and by Emory Upton (1875)
"The double parries are combinations of the simple parries, and are executed by the following commands ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Thus the parries defending the upper right-hand quarter of the jacket are ... The parries.—The tendency of the French school has always been towards ..."

4. Fixed Bayonets: A Complete System of Fence for the British Magazine Rifle by Alfred Hutton (1890)
"parries AGAINST POINT. As there are four lines of attack with the point, so there are, according to all the received rules of the Art of Fencing, ..."

5. American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and Interesting by John Davison Lawson, Robert Lorenzo Howard (1921)
"See how delicately she parries it. She is the defendant upon trial. She is the one most interested of any human being in this world upon the outcome of this ..."

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