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1860 Excerpt: ...written and applied. "And let Octavia Plough thy
visage up with her prepared nails."--Shahsrcare. "Though Artemesia
talks by fits Of councils, fathers, classics, wits; Reads
Malebranche, Boyle, and Locke: Yet, in some things, methinks she
fails;--'Twere well if she would pare her naib, And wear a cleaner
smock."--Pope. Parish, paroisse, F., parcechia, L., irapoiKta, Gr.
The union of neighbouring houses. From iropo, beside, and Oikoc, a
house. Parochia is a different word. See Parson. Pauley. From
pnrler, F., to speak. Parliament (pailevient, F., ) is from the
same root, and certainly the present parliament justifies the
derivation (talking). Hence also Parlour, in French, purloir, a
room for interviews or conversation. Parlous. A corruption of
Perilous. See Peril. Parmacity. A corruption of Spermaceti, that
is, (sperma and ceti), the sperm of whales. From the Gr. Knroc, a
whale, and oroipw. See Asfer. "And telling me the sovereign'st
thing on earth Was parmaceti, for an inward bruise."--Shakspeare.
Parole, F. Word given as an assurance. See Parley. Parry, parer, F.
This word properly means to be prepared, sc. for a-thrust; and
hence, to ward it off or turn it aside. See Pare. Parse, faire les
parties, F. To resolve a sentence into the elements or parts of
speech. From the Latin pars, a part Parsley, persil, F. The French
word, from which ours evidently comes, is formed, according to the
analogies under Arrear, from the Latin and Gr. petrosclinon,
rockparsley. The root is irerpa, Gr., a rock, and oikivov, parsley.
Nothing is more common than the omission of t in such a position.
From this very word petra comes our Pier, and the French Pierre,
which means both a stone or roch, and the proper name Peter.
Parson. Derived either fro...
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