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  • noun Plural form of parlor.


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  • In it, he explains that he has not issued a blanket ruling about the free-spin parlors, one way or the other.

    Are Internet gaming cafes illegal? Maybe, maybe not, Cuccinelli says

  • Maybe the reason we don't hear about pretty statues and, I don't know, milkshake parlors, is that the newsworthiness of such things pales when compared with the deaths of 20-30 soldiers and Iraqi civilians a day.

    fun with politics

  • Appeals were sent throughout the State, gatherings were held in parlors, and enthusiastic meetings in Cooper Institute and the Savoy Hotel.

    Eighty Years and More: Reminiscences 1815-1897

  • Her parlors were the rendezvous of eminent men, and men destined to become eminent.

    Brave Men and Women

  • Her parlors were the rendezvous of eminent men, and men destined to become eminent.

    Brave Men and Women Their Struggles, Failures, And Triumphs

  • The parlors are the last two rooms on the first floor.

    The Petch House

  • Observing even just from US, numerous Chinese mail-order bride websites, numerous Chinese "massage parlors" all are cognizant of what these "parlors" really are, numerous US sweatshops all are typical of too numerous female population.

    32 million extra males.

  • Many "parlors" never expect to see the same person twice, because they do not make him comfortable or gain his confidence; they put a filling in on top of decayed matter or even diseased pulp; put in plates and bridges that do not fit; charge more than the examination at first leads one to expect; refuse to correct mistakes; deny having ever seen the patient before.

    Civics and Health

  • They sat through the next dance, and through half the next, hidden in one of the many diminutive "parlors" that surrounded the ball-room, and when Susan was surrendered to an outraged partner she felt that she and the great man were fairly started toward a real friendship, and that these attractive boys she was dancing with were really very young, after all.

    Saturday's Child

  • Before twenty-four hours had passed, the last cherished fragment of Mr. William Henshaw's possessions had been carefully carried down the imposing steps of the Beacon Hill boarding-house under the disapproving eyes of its bugle-adorned mistress, who found herself now with a month's advance rent and two vacant "parlors" on her hands.

    Miss Billy -- Married


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