What does the word parlor mean?

Usage examples for parlor

  1. " Oh, this is the public parlor," she said, " although everything about this house seems private at present. – A Bicycle of Cathay by Frank R. Stockton
  2. No wonder there was a little game going on among the youngsters in Brayton's " back parlor" many a day. – A Trooper Galahad by Charles King
  3. She quitted the parlor. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood