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par•ry



Pronunciation: (par'ē), [key]
v., -ried, -ry•ing,
n., pl. -ries.


v.t.
1. to ward off (a thrust, stroke, weapon, etc.), as in fencing; avert.
2. to turn aside; evade or dodge: to parry an embarrassing question.

v.i.
to parry a thrust, blow, etc.

n.
1. an act or instance of parrying, as in fencing.
2. a defensive movement in fencing.

Par•ry



Pronunciation: (par'ē), [key]
n.
William Edward, 1790–1855, English arctic explorer.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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