stood at the parting of the way.” [ c. 1600 ]
noun 1. a threat, insult, condemnation, sarcastic retort, or the like, uttered upon leaving. noun 1. a hostile remark or gesture delivered while departing Also called Parthian shot A final insult or last word in an argument, as in As she stalked out, Jane hurled as a parting shot, “And I quit!” This idiom apparently […]
noun 1. a strip, as of wood, used to keep two parts separated, as one in each side of the frame of a window to keep the sashes apart when lowered or raised. noun 1. a thin strip of wood, metal, etc, used to separate two adjoining materials
[par-tee pree] /par ti ˈpri/ noun, French. 1. a position or attitude resolved upon or taken in advance. /parti pri/ noun 1. a preconceived opinion
[pahr-tis] /ˈpɑr tɪs/ adjective 1. (in prescriptions) of a part. [pahr-tee, pahr-tee] /pɑrˈti, ˈpɑr ti/ noun, Architecture. 1. the basic scheme or concept of an architectural design.