parle

verb
\ ˈpär(-ə)l How to pronounce parle (audio) \
parled; parling

Definition of parle

Other Words from parle

parle noun, archaic

First Known Use of parle

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parle

Middle English, to parley, from Anglo-French parler

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