noun, verb (used without object), parled, parling. Archaic.
[pahr-ley, -lee] /ˈpɑr leɪ, -li/ verb (used with object) 1. to bet or gamble (an original amount and its winnings) on a subsequent race, contest, etc. 2. Informal. to use (one’s money, talent, or other assets) to achieve a desired objective, as spectacular wealth or success: He parlayed a modest inheritance into a fortune. noun […]
[pahrl] /pɑrl/ noun, verb (used without object), parled, parling. Archaic. 1. talk; parley.
[pahr-luh-muh nt] /ˈpɑr lə mənt/ noun, Obsolete. 1. .
[pahr-lee] /ˈpɑr li/ noun, plural parleys. 1. a discussion or conference. 2. an informal conference between enemies under a truce, especially to discuss terms, conditions of surrender, etc. verb (used without object), parleyed, parleying. 3. to hold an informal conference with an enemy under a truce, as between active hostilities. 4. to speak, talk, or […]