Parley means to discuss, especially with an enemy.(verb)
An example of parley is for a warring country to host a conference with its opponent.
The definition of a parley is a discussion, especially between enemies.(noun)
An example of a parley is a meeting where the senior officers in a war attends to discuss plans to end the war.
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Origin: < Fr parler, to speak < OFr < LL(Ec) parabolare, to speak < parabola, a speech, parable
noun pl. parleys
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noun pl. par·leys
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French parlee
Origin: , from feminine past participle of parler, to talk
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *paraulāre
Origin: , from Late Latin parabolāre
Origin: , from parabola, discourse; see parable.
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