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 Parks.Parlement (French). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Parlance.
 
In common parlance. In the usual or vulgar phraseology. An English-French word; the French have parler, parlant, parlage, etc.—to speak, speaking, talk—but not parlance.   1
 


 Parks.Parlement (French). 

 
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