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Yet he never passed in at my door—never sat in colloquy with me until midnight.'

His lordship had been an ear-witness to part of the colloquy, very much to his edification.

I was bored by the length of the colloquy, and sat down on the table swinging my legs.

It was not an altercation; there was evidently nothing the least exciting in the colloquy.

He did not invite his visitor to enter, and the colloquy between them was brief.

And a bang of the window, as the head was withdrawn, finished the colloquy.

The word to march interrupted the colloquy, and again we moved forward.

Powell did not know why it was he had resolved to keep his own counsel as to his colloquy with Mr Smith.

It is a colloquy between the Master of the Universe and a Stranger.

Powell did not know why it was he had resolved to keep his own counsel as to his colloquy with Mr. Smith.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., "discourse," from Latin colloquium "conference, conversation," literally "a speaking together," from com- "together" (see com-) + -loquium "speaking," from loqui "to speak" (see locution). Meaning "conversation" is attested in English from 1580s.

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