What does parlour mean?

Definitions for parlour
ˈpɑr lərpar·lour

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. parlor, parlournoun

    reception room in an inn or club where visitors can be received

  2. living room, living-room, sitting room, front room, parlor, parlournoun

    a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax

Wiktionary

  1. parlournoun

    A room for talking, especially the room in a monastery or convent where residents can talk with visitors.

    Etymology: From parlur and Old French parleor, from the verb parler.

  2. parlournoun

    The living room of a house, or a room for entertaining guests.

    Etymology: From parlur and Old French parleor, from the verb parler.

  3. parlournoun

    A comfortable room in a public house.

    Etymology: From parlur and Old French parleor, from the verb parler.

  4. parlournoun

    A shop or other business selling goods specified by context.

    Etymology: From parlur and Old French parleor, from the verb parler.

  5. parlournoun

    A shed used for milking cattle.

    Etymology: From parlur and Old French parleor, from the verb parler.

Freebase

  1. Parlour

    Parlour is a name used for a variety of different reception rooms and public spaces in different historical periods.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Parlour

    pär′lur, n. an ordinary family sitting-room: a room for receiving guests in.—n. Par′lour-board′er, a pupil at a boarding-school who enjoys particular privileges. [Fr., parloirparler, to speak.]

Etymology and Origins

  1. Parlour

    Originally the apartment reserved for visitors where conversation could be indulged undisturbed. See “Parliament.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of parlour in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of parlour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    • A. sesquipedalian
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