What does the word colloquy mean?

Usage examples for colloquy

  1. Their short colloquy had not been overheard, nor had their presence been particularly noticed there except by one person- the Countess Mavrodin. – Princess Maritza by Percy Brebner
  2. She was relieved by this short colloquy, but it was a sad and wakeful night for her as Cicely slept by her side. – Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland by Charlotte M. Yonge