noun, adjective Chiefly British.
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usage note for parlour
Words nearby parlour
Example sentences from the Web for parlour
The Lost PaintingBy Jonathan Harr Not all of us have lost paintings by Caravaggio in our parlour.
The hotel being quite full of visitors, two of our party had to sleep in the parlour on sofas of the horse-hair order.Reminiscences of Travel in Australia, America, and Egypt|Richard Tangye
Aunt Olivia went into the parlour, settled herself in the old carved chair, and folded her hands.Chronicles of Avonlea|Lucy Maud Montgomery
Impressed in a way she did not understand, Marian at once obeyed, and rejoined her mother in the parlour.New Grub Street|George Gissing