Definition of Parol

1. n. A word; an oral utterance.



2. a. Given or done by word of mouth; oral; also, given by a writing not under seal; as, parol evidence.

Definition of Parol

1. Adjective. Word-of-mouth. ¹

2. Adjective. (legal) Verbal, oral, informal ¹

3. Noun. An ornamental star-like Christmas lantern from the Philippines. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parol

1. an utterance [n -S] - See also: utterance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parol

parodist
parodistic
parodists
parodoi
parodontitis
parodontium
parodos
parody
parodying
parodynia
paroecious
paroemia
paroemias
paroicous
paroket
parol (current term)
parol evidence rule
parolable
parole
parole board
parole officer
parole officers
paroled
parolee
parolees
paroles
parolfactory
parolfactory area
paroling
parolivary

Literary usage of Parol

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1. Handbook of the Law of Insurance by William Reynolds Vance (1904)
"121) parol WAITERS. ten contract; and (3) the elements necessary to constitute a waiver, or estoppel in pais. Much of this conflict is due to irreconcilable ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"Evidence <§=> 1 23 (7)— Paro I deathbed statement of donor that parol trust continued held admissible as res gestae. In a suit to establish a parol trust of ..."

3. The Law of Contracts by Samuel Williston, Clarence Martin Lewis (1920)
"parol evidence of a warranty. There is no more frequent application of the parol evidence rule than in cases where it is sought to attach a parol warranty ..."

4. Principles of the Law of Contract by William Reynell Anson, Orlando Wesley Aldrich (1880)
"X failed to make the payment agreed upon, and A sued him upon the parol contract. It was urged on behalf of X that the parol contract was an attempt to vary ..."

5. A Selection of Leading Cases in Equity: With Notes by Horace Binney Wallace, Frederick Thomas White, John Innes Clark Hare, Owen Davies Tudor (1876)
"5); and where it is contained in a lost document parol evidence is ... A parol promise, moreover, made prior to a marriage cannot be enforced if the ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1844)
"There is nothing of admitting parol evidence to contradict a written agreement, and next to set up a parol agreement, to be executed by the Court. ..."

7. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1791)
"16. cites H. 6. i 7. that the parol lhall demur as to the heir, but that they ... of wer. the parol 1. If 4 enter into a recognizance, and after one dies, ..."

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