Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To hold discourse; to parley.
  • v. To have time before pleading; to have delay for mutual adjustment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intransitive v. To hold discourse; to parley.
  • intransitive v. To have time before pleading; to have delay for mutual adjustment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To hold a parley; consult.
  • In law, to hold a consultation for amicable settlement or adjustment, as of a suit or claim.

Etymologies

Old French emparler. (Wiktionary)

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