Parleyed
Parley Par"ley, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Parleyed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parleying}.] To speak with another; to confer on some point of mutual concern; to discuss orally; hence, specifically, to confer orally with an enemy; to treat with him by words, as on an exchange of prisoners, an armistice, or terms of peace. [1913 Webster]

They are at hand, To parley or to fight; therefore prepare. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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