parrying

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

parrying

  1. Present participle of parry.

Noun[edit]

parrying (plural parryings)

  1. The act of one who parries.
    • 1973, Alan Dundes, Mother Wit from the Laughing Barrel (page 253)
      The pair both want to touch each other, and indulge in a series of fencings and parryings in the hope of attaining their desire.