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  • v. Present participle of parley.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Conference; a conference.


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  • Bernard de Mandeville figures throughout the "parleying" as author of

    A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)

  • In the first "parleying" Mr. Browning invokes the wisdom of BERNARD DE

    A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)

  • "No -- if we hoist English, he will not commence action until he has made the private signal, and all manner of parleying which is quite unnecessary.

    The King's Own

  • All the hectic parleying had taken time and the deadline to pay for the deal was just 48 hours away when Lehman threw in the towel.

    Bharat Petroleum Goes Global

  • After much parleying with Mackenzie and the other officers, the scouts concluded that Quanah and his band had actually doubled back on their pursuers, and had proceeded away back down the trail.


  • I am reminded of jumped out. dorrimore, intent upon parleying with in england but you could read on it at a mile he was exhausted.

    Thoughts Aren't I cool.

  • After some months of writing letters that were ignored and parleying with numerous Customer Care passive-aggressives, I wrote to you, certified mail, return receipt requested ..

    Alfred Gingold: A LETTER TO JAMIE DIMON

  • Merv Griffin, who went from big-band era crooner to fabulously successful TV talk show host before making a fortune as the creator of two of television's most popular game shows and then parleying that into a billion-dollar hotel empire, died today.

    R.I.P. Merv Griffin

  • In fact, so effectually did the chaplain exert himself in behalf of so excellent a judge of composition, that while Dalgetty was parleying with the sentinels at the drawbridge, showing his passport, and giving the watchword, a servant brought him his horse, ready saddled for the journey.

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Well, at least I wasn't parleying with an English accent.

    Things that make you go ARGH


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