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 Meanings and Examples of COLLOQUY
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colloquy
 n.  formal conversation
 n.  a conversation especially a formal one
Classic Sentence:
1  But the old habit of observing the conventions reminded her that it was time to bring their colloquy to an end, and she made a faint motion to push back her chair.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
2  Miss Ophelia rose from this encouraging colloquy; St. Clare was leaning over the back of her chair.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
3  The colloquy between Tom and Eva was interrupted by a hasty call from Miss Ophelia.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
4  A smoky tap-room presented itself; they entered, and the remainder of their confidential colloquy was lost in shadow.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER II—A DOUBLE QUARTETTE
5  Any colloquy in the street inevitably attracts a crowd.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER V—HINDRANCES
6  During this colloquy, which always is productive of a delay of from one to two minutes, some one, a stranger, came and placed himself behind the hearse, beside Fauchelevent.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—IT IS NOT NECESSARY TO BE DRUNK IN ORDER TO BE ...
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