| Share
 

Parlance

In common parlance. In the usual or vulgar phraseology. An English-French word; the French have parler, parlant, parlage, etc.- to speak, speaking, talk- but not parlance.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Parlance from Infoplease:

Related Content