Parol



something stated or declared.
by parol, by word of mouth; orally.
given by word of mouth; oral; not contained in documents:
parol evidence.
Historical Examples

Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 2 Various
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 4 Various
The Curiosities and Law of Wills John Proffatt
The Curiosities and Law of Wills John Proffatt
The Common Law Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
The Trial of Charles Random de Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane, William Brodie Gurney
The American Occupation of the Philippines 1898-1912 James H. Blount
The Curiosities and Law of Wills John Proffatt
Putnam’s Handy Law Book for the Layman Albert Sidney Bolles

noun
(formerly) the pleadings in an action when presented by word of mouth
an oral statement; word of mouth (now only in the phrase by parol)
adjective

(of a contract, lease, etc) made orally or in writing but not under seal
expressed or given by word of mouth: parol evidence

n.

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