- skip - Brewer’s

Parochial

.

Relating to a parish. Hence, petty, narrow. (See Little Englanders.)

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Parliament
Parliament Soldiers
Parliament of Bats (The)
Parliament of Dunces
Parliamentarian (A)
Parlour (A)
Parlous
Parmenianists
Parmesan
Parnassos (Greek), Parnassus (Latin)
Parochial
Parody
Parole (French)
Parolles
Parr
Parricide
Parrot-coal
Parsees
Parsley
Parson
Parson Adams