parol

[ puh-rohl, par-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF parol
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The rule was laid down, "by parol the party is not obliged."

The mistake may, to a certain extent, be rectified by parol evidence.

The submission may be effected sometimes by parol, sometimes by written instrument, sometimes by deed or deed poll.

If, however, a legatee be described by initials of his name only, parol evidence may be given to prove his identity.

In Maryland, the strict rules of construction prevail, and no parol evidence is admitted except as in England.

But we shall here consider chiefly that common class of contracts called simple contracts, or contracts by parol.

The mutual understanding of the parties to a verbal contract may be proved by parol evidence.

Simple, or parol contracts, are those not embraced in the three previous classifications which constitute the formal contracts.

Parol contemporaneous evidence will show that General MacArthur told them, substantially, that they were “riding for a fall.”

Both kinds of sales may be by deed or sealed contract as well as by parol or orally.

WORD ORIGIN

"oral statement," late 15c., from Anglo-French (14c.), from Old French parole "word, speech, argument" (see parole (n.)).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PAROL

word of mouth

nounoral communication
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