noun, plural col·lo·quies.
Origin of colloquy
Examples from the Web for colloquy
Towards bedtime, however, conscious that the time for colloquy was running short, they fell into more practical discourse.The Mission Of Mr. Eustace Greyne|Robert Hichens
"Not much of a garden, I'm afraid," he said deprecatingly to Birdwood, as they stood in colloquy outside.Guy and Pauline|Compton Mackenzie
Mrs. Royston forced herself to take part in the colloquy at the first opportunity.The Ordeal|Charles Egbert Craddock
A colloquy followed which would have electrified the citizens of this community, could they have heard it.The Lash|Olin L. Lyman
It need only be added that at the close of the colloquy between Zoroaster and Ormazd given in Vend.
noun plural -quies
Word Origin for colloquy
mid-15c., "discourse," from Latin colloquium "conference, conversation," literally "a speaking together," from com- "together" (see com-) + -loquium "speaking," from loqui "to speak" (see locution). Meaning "conversation" is attested in English from 1580s.