Imparl

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Imparl (Law) To have time before pleading; to have delay for mutual adjustment.
    • Imparl To hold discourse; to parley.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • imparl To hold a parley; consult.
    • imparl In law, to hold a consultation for amicable settlement or adjustment, as of a suit or claim.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Imparl to hold a consultation
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. emparler,; pref. em-,L. in,) + parler, to speak. See In, prep., and Parley
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. emparlanceemparler, to talk.

Usage

In literature:

To both the indictment and information the defendant imparled under an order to plead within the first eight days of Easter term.
"The Battle of The Press" by Theophila Carlile Campbell
Imparlance granted till 26th Nov., when the parties were not agreed.
"The Paston Letters, Volume III (of 6)"
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