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  • n. Obsolete spelling of parrot.

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Examples

  • (Miss Naylor says the bird has an inquiring eye -- it is a parrat); for you, a little brooch of turquoise because I like them best; for Dr. Edmund a machine to weigh medicines in because he said he could not get

    Villa Rubein, and other stories

  • J. Minnes, at Mrs. Turner's, hearing his parrat talk, laugh, and crow, which it do to admiration.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 23: July/August 1663

  • So home, and I staid a while with Sir J. Minnes, at Mrs. Turner's, hearing his parrat talk, laugh, and crow, which it do to admiration.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Jul/Aug 1663

  • (Miss Naylor says the bird has an inquiring eye -- it is a parrat); for you, a little brooch of turquoise because I like them best; for Dr. Edmund a machine to weigh medicines in because he said he could not get a good one in Botzen; this is a very good one, the shopman told me so, and is the most expensif of all the presents -- so that is all my money, except two gulden.

    Complete Project Gutenberg John Galsworthy Works

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