Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 07/30/15 Parley

Parley (noun, verb)
parley [pahr-lee]

noun, plural parleys.
1. a discussion or conference.
2. an informal conference between enemies under a truce, especially to discuss terms, conditions of surrender, etc.

verb (used without object), parleyed, parleying.
3. to hold an informal conference with an enemy under a truce, as between active hostilities.
4. to speak, talk, or confer.

1. talk, conversation.
4. discuss, converse.

Origin: 1400-50; late Middle English parlai < Middle French parlee, noun use of feminine of parle, past participle of parler to parle

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