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colloquy
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a conversation (formal in modern usage); or written dialogue
  • It was not indeed entirely an improvisation, but had taken shape in inward colloquy, and rushed out like the round grains from a fruit when sudden heat cracks it.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (77% in)
  • The long-established practitioners, Mr. Wrench and Mr. Toller; were just now standing apart and having a friendly colloquy, in which they agreed that Lydgate was a jackanapes, just made to serve Bulstrode's purpose.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (58% in)
  • That silent colloquy was perhaps only the more earnest because underneath and through it all there was always the deep longing which had really determined her to come to Lowick.
    Book 6 — The Widow and Wife (4% in)

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