- to speak French
- the French language
- a Frenchman
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Historical Examples of parleyvoo
And Parleyvoo Pickens, the wrong reverend, writes out a marriage certificate, and farmer and farmeress sign it as witnesses.The Gentle Grafter
colloquial for "the French language," 1754, from French parlez-vous (français?) "do you speak (French?)" For parlez, see parley (n.).