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colloquy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Colloquy  \Col"lo*quy\,  n.;  pl  {Colloquies}.  [L.  colloquium.  See 
  {Collocution}.] 
  1.  Mutual  discourse  of  two  or  more  persons;  conference; 
  conversation. 
 
  They  went  to  Worms,  to  the  colloquy  there  about 
  religion.  --A.  Wood. 
 
  2.  In  some  American  colleges,  a  part  in  exhibitions,  assigned 
  for  a  certain  scholarship  rank;  a  designation  of  rank  in 
  collegiate  scholarship. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  colloquy 
  n  1:  a  conversation  especially  a  formal  one 
  2:  formal  conversation 




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