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Parol definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PAROL
PARO'LE, n. [L. parabola.]
1. Properly, a word; hence, in a legal sense, words or oral declaration; word of mouth. Formerly, conveyances were made by parol or word of mouth only.
2. Pleadings in a suit; as anciently all pleadings were viva voce or ore tenus.
The parol may demur.
PAROL
PARO'LE
, a. Given by word of mouth; oral; not written; as parol evidence.
[It would be well to write this word parole, in uniformity with the following, there being no good reason for a distinction.]
PARO'LE, n. [See Parol.] Word of mouth. In military affairs, a promise given by a prisoner of war, when he has leave to depart from custody, that he will return at the time appointed, unless discharged. A parole is properly a verbal or unwritten promise, but I believe it is customary to take a promise in writing.

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle French parole Date: 1590 word of mouth parol adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. Law --adj. 1 given orally. 2 (of a document) not given under seal. --n. an oral declaration. Etymology: OF parole (as PAROLE)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Parol Pa*rol", n. [See Parole, the same word.] 1. A word; an oral utterance. [Obs.] 2. (Law) Oral declaration; word of mouth; also, a writing not under seal. --Blackstone.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Parol Pa*rol", a. Given or done by word of mouth; oral; also, given by a writing not under seal; as, parol evidence. Parol arrest (Law), an arrest in pursuance of a verbal order from a magistrate. Parol contract (Law), any contract not of record or under seal, whether oral or written; a simple contract. --Chitty. Story.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. a.; (also parole) (Law.) Oral, verbal, by word of mouth. II. n.; (also parole) 1. (Law.) Word of mouth, oral declaration. 2. (Mil.) Word of honor, word of promise, plighted faith.

Moby Thesaurus

articulated, enunciated, lingual, linguistic, linguistic act, locution, nuncupative, oral, parole, phonation, pronounced, said, sequence of phonemes, sounded, speaking, speech, speech act, spoken, string, the spoken word, tongue, unwritten, utterance, utterance string, uttered, verbal, viva voce, vocable, vocal, vocalized, voice, voiced, voiceful, word, word of mouth




 


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