• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Parol A word; an oral utterance.
    • a Parol Given or done by word of mouth; oral; also, given by a writing not under seal; as, parol evidence.
    • Parol (Law) Oral declaration; word of mouth; also, a writing not under seal.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: About 1 in 30 people, in the U.S., are in jail, on probation, or on parole
    • parol See parole.
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  • Samuel Johnson
    “Classical quotation is the parole of literary men all over the world.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Parole, the same word


In literature:

General Mitchell had captured and released them on parole.
"The Citizen-Soldier" by John Beatty
Expecting to be paroled, as all the other prisoners in the room were, we at once responded.
"Daring and Suffering:" by William Pittenger
And if we decided to try to escape we'd tell you and take the parole back.
"Pluck on the Long Trail" by Edwin L. Sabin
Nerestan was sent on his parole to France, to obtain ransom for certain Christians, who had fallen into the hands of the Saracens.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Kingsburgh was made prisoner, and was sent to Fort Augustus on parole without any guard, by General Campbell's order.
"Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745" by Mrs. Thomson
We early took a fancy to each other, especially after I had offered him his parole, and we soon became exceedingly friendly.
"The Log of a Privateersman" by Harry Collingwood
At the time of which I write, Parole d'Honneur was a very happy emigre, despite his enforced exile in the land of fogs.
"She and I, Volume 1" by John Conroy Hutcheson
Monsieur Parole, however, astonished me with quite a different narration.
"She and I, Volume 2" by John Conroy Hutcheson
You shall have food here presently, and then you are at large, prisoners on parole.
"The Boy Patriot" by Edward Sylvester Ellis
Mr Gowan, your parole is at an end, sir.
"In Honour's Cause" by George Manville Fenn
French officers are not accustomed to break their parole.
"From Powder Monkey to Admiral" by W.H.G. Kingston
Miss Amber; they have obtained their parole at the Alien-office.
"Newton Forster" by Captain Frederick Marryat
I will get him his parole, if he is a prisoner.
"Percival Keene" by Frederick Marryat
Mr O'Brien, it is necessary that I should receive your parole of honour, that you will not attempt to escape.
"Peter Simple" by Frederick Marryat
The third element is conditional liberation, or the dismissal of the prisoner on parole.
"Society" by Henry Kalloch Rowe
I give you my parole of honour.
"The Lighthouse" by R.M. Ballantyne
All prisoners were to be released from parole, and sent home, and nothing would remain at Annapolis but the records.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
When the tug returned Archie found that the old gentleman had taken advantage of a day's parole in Chicago to do considerable shopping.
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
A lot of men comin' in sayin' they've been paroled will stir up trouble.
"Ride Proud, Rebel!" by Andre Alice Norton
When let out on parole he invited the Hartgills to meet him that he might pay them the fine.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Salisbury" by Gleeson White

In poetry:

Un giorno, Eugenio, tramontava il sole
E tu mi stavi accanto,
Ed al cervello mio le tue parole
Suggerivano un canto.
"Ditirambo" by Ferdinando Fontana
Yet, as do cordons oft enclose
The unwilling with the fain,
Our people, by forced parole held,
Could naught but own the rein.
"A Ballad Of 1812" by Sarah Anne Curzon
Io vengo a replicar su questa bara
Le tue parole; io compio il tuo desio....
E sento, amico, che mi e` meno amara
L'ultima volta che ti dico: Addio!
"In Morte Di Emilio Praga" by Ferdinando Fontana
Parole they gave and parole they broke,
What matters the cowardly cheat,
If the captain’s bride was satisfied
With the one prize laid at her feet?
"The Constitution's Last Fight" by James Jeffrey Roche
Emilio! Emilio!... Son le tue parole
Ch'io ripeto commosso... e (lo rammento)
Da te un giorno le udii che le viole
Dicean l'april con profumato accento.
"In Morte Di Emilio Praga" by Ferdinando Fontana
Bravo. No sentinel posted will ever again,
Here the countersign, "Braddock." or the pass-word, "Duquesne."
Each spectre must give, as he passes this spot,
The parole of dishonour, "MANASSAS and SCOTT."
"The Red Zouave" by Anonymous Americas

In news:

TRAVERSE CITY — Online prison records show Michael Porter won't be eligible for parole until 2051.
If he lives to face a parole officer, he'll be 88 years old.
Williams, a former president of the teamsters ' union, has won a parole from his 10-year prison term as a reward for testifying for the Government in criminal trials and because of his failing health.
Could a Supreme Court ruling on juvenile life without parole finally bring her home.
A death sentence for Marcus Reymond Robinson, left, was reduced at Friday's hearing to life in prison without parole.
A transgendered woman who stabbed her former boyfriend 32 times and then beat him with a hammer has been handed life in prison without chance of parole for 12 years.
He was wanted on a parole violation.
He hopes California's Board of Parole Hearings will see the 'changed man' he's become.
Instead, the Arizona Supreme Court recently ruled James Wallace is to serve the rest of his life behind bars without the possibility of parole - a huge blow to the family of the victims.
ON PAROLE By Akira Yoshimura.
The Lakeville man convicted this year of abandoning his 11-year-old son was back in court Tuesday, Nov 27, for violating terms of his parole.
Albany police looking for parole violator and burglary suspect.
Parole violator from Louisiana put to death for his girlfriend's 2003 killing in Texas.
Louisiana parole violator set to die for killing girlfriend at her home near Texas lake.
Norbury should be 83 years old before being eligible for parole, according to District Attorney David Eyster.

In science:

Parole chiave: Luminescenza, Concrezionamento, Carsismo in gesso, Variazioni climatiche, Bologna, Italia.
Luminescence of Speleothems in Italian Gypsum Caves: Preliminary Report