Usage examples for parry

  1. " Surely I ought to be as clever as Mr Parry Glyddyr. – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  2. It was an excellent Spanish blade, very long, and with a large basket hilt, which made a perfect protection for the hand- altogether a weapon which, wielded by a brave man, was by no means to be despised, and which could give, as well as parry, good hard thrusts. – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  3. When your wife hears, moreover, that it is 'Bernat' and 'Katinka' up here, it will require something besides an anecdote to parry what will follow! – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai