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 (pə-rōl′, păr′əl) Law
Oral as opposed to written communication: a conveyance of land by parol.
Expressed or evidenced by an oral statement as opposed to a written document.

[Middle English parole, from Anglo-Norman, from Vulgar Latin *paraula; see parole.]


(ˈpærəl; pəˈrəʊl) law
1. (Law) (formerly) the pleadings in an action when presented by word of mouth
2. (Law) an oral statement; word of mouth (now only in the phrase by parol)
a. (of a contract, lease, etc) made orally or in writing but not under seal
b. expressed or given by word of mouth: parol evidence.
[C15: from Old French parole speech; see parole]


(pəˈroʊl, ˈpær əl)
Law. n.
1. something stated or declared.
2. (of evidence) oral.
[1470–80; earlier parole < Anglo-French, Old French < Vulgar Latin *paraula, syncopated variant of Late Latin parabola parable; compare parley]
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No more did he know that he had gone from half-way-through grammar school directly into the industrial reform school; nor that, after serving two years, he had been paroled out by Harris Collins, who made a living, and an excellent one, by training animals for the stage.
Others who had been discharged, or whose regiments had been paroled, were constantly passing near our place.
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Where a side agreement between the parties signed several months after their initial agreement mistakenly required performance on dates that had already elapsed prior to the signing of the side agreement, the agreement did not violate the parol evidence rule and the mutual mistakes could be properly reformed by the court to render the agreement enforceable.
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As everyone learns in law school, the parol evidence rule is supposed to protect the integrity of a written contract by prohibiting the admission of extrinsic evidence to vary or add to the terms of the contract.
Parol evidence of one's status as donee beneficiary is the subject of this essay.