noun, plural par·leys.
verb (used without object), par·leyed, par·ley·ing.
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Origin of parley
OTHER WORDS FROM parleypar·ley·er, noun
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Not that the Colombian parley was ever going to be easy diplomacy.Cartagena Summit’s Other Outrage: Obama’s Indifference to Latin Issues|Mac Margolis|April 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Lily had retired to the other side of the room as soon as the parley about the invitation began.A Fearful Responsibility and Other Stories|William D. Howells
I asked him whether we might not come to a parley with them, and see if they could understand him.Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia|Thomas Mitchell
All four instruments have an equal voice in the parley, and all the outbursts are emotional rather than contrapuntal.Contemporary American Composers|Rupert Hughes