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Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Palaver


PAL'AVER, noun

1. Idle talk.

2. Flattery; adulation. [This is used with us in the vulgar dialect.]

3. Talk; conversation; conference; a sense used in Africa, as appears by the relations of missionaries.

PAL'AVER, verb transitive To flatter. [In vulgar use.]