imparlance

noun im·par·lance \-lən(t)s\

Definition of imparlance

  1. 1 obsolete :  mutual discourse :  conference discussion

  2. 2a :  time formerly given to a party before pleading in a lawsuit for making an amicable settlement b :  the delay or continuance of a suit c :  a petition or leave for such a delay

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Origin and Etymology of imparlance

Anglo-French emparlance, from Middle French emparler + -ance


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