from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hamlet or small village adjoining and belonging to a parish.Halliwell.
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"Are you going 'parishing' this morning?" inquired Diana, as she watched him fill and light his pipe.
If he somehow wins this election, I fear America will no longer be a World Stage member ..... she is parishing.
"Your Pa's out a-parishing," said Letitia, bumping down the tray in front of her.
Hugh's affectionate heart and ready obedience gave way, and he took a solemn oath not to desert his canonry, and so went back to his parishing.
It was being kept for the eldest son of the house, his mother explaining carelessly to Lord Fontenoy that she believed he was "Out parishing somewhere, as usual."