What does the word parole mean?

Usage examples for parole

  1. Remember now, you are on parole, but restricted to this room. – Love Under Fire by Randall Parrish
  2. " And now," said Mr. Lincoln, " to continue for the defence, I believe that Colonel Colfax first distinguished himself at the time of Camp Jackson, when of all the prisoners he refused to accept a parole." – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  3. The parole was easily secured, but a week passed before they considered it safe to move Randolph. – The Courier of the Ozarks by Byron A. Dunn