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1751, from earlier term colloquy (a conversation), from Latin colloquium (conference, conversation), from con- (together) + loqui (speak).
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
His colloquial talents were indeed of the highest order.
The merchant families of Iannina are well educated; the dialect spoken in that town is the purest specimen of colloquial Greek.
His sermons were colloquial, simple, full of conviction and point.
The romances of Baron Frederick Podmaniczky are simpler, and rather of a narrative than colloquial character.
But as soon as the dialect is adopted, it begins to diverge from the colloquial form.
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