Parlour (or parlor), from the French word parloir, from parler ("to speak"), denotes an "audience chamber". It corresponds to what the Turks call a kiosk, as in Judg. The Turkish people (Türk Halkı also known as " Turks " ( Türkler) are defined mainly as being speakers of Turkish as a First language In the Mediterranean Basin and the Near East, a kiosk ( Persian کوشک Kushk Arabic كشك Koshk Turkish Köşk 3:20 (the "summer parlour"), or as in the margin of the Revised Version ("the upper chamber of cooling"), a small room built on the roof of the house, with open windows to catch the breeze, and having a door communicating with the outside by which persons seeking an audience may be admitted. The Revised Version (or English Revised Version) of the Bible is a late 19th-century British revision of the King James Version of 1611
In certain dialects, parlors are common names for certain types of food-serving stores and restaurants (i. e. "ice cream parlor" and "pizza parlor"). Ice cream parlors are places that sell Ice cream and Frozen yogurt to consumers Pizza (ˈpiːtsə, in Italian:) is a popular dish made with an Oven -baked flat generally round Bread that is covered with tomatoes or a tomato-based The dialect-specific usage of this term (i. e. as opposed to "ice cream shop" or "pizzeria", respectively) is similar (for instance) to the difference between calling soda "soda" vs. Pizza (ˈpiːtsə, in Italian:) is a popular dish made with an Oven -baked flat generally round Bread that is covered with tomatoes or a tomato-based "soda pop". Soft drink is a beverage that does not contain Alcohol. Carbonated soft drinks are commonly known as soda soda pop pop, or
The "inner parlours" in 1 Chr. 28:11 were the small rooms or chambers which Solomon built all round two sides and one end of the Temple (1 Kings 6:5), "side chambers", or they may have been, as some think, the porch and the holy place. A room, in Architecture, is any distinguishable space within a structure King Solomon ( Ge'ez: ስለሞን Arabic: ar سليمان, Sulayman, all from the Triliteral root S-L-M, "peace" Etymology The Hebrew name given in Scripture for the building is Beit HaMikdash or "The Holy House" and only the Temple in Jerusalem is referred to by this name
In 1 Sam. 9:22 the Revised Version reads "guest chamber", a chamber at the high place specially used for sacrificial feasts. Sacrifice (from a Middle English verb meaning "to make sacred" from Old French, from Latin sacrificium: sacr, "sacred"
In medieval Christian usage, the parlour was the room in a monastery or convent where the monks or nuns could receive a visitor. Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings This article concerns the buildings occupied by monastics. For the life inside monasteries and its historical roots see Monasticism. A convent is a community of Priests religious brothers religious sisters or Nuns or the building used by the community particularly in the Roman Catholic Church Because the order required silence much of the day from those living in it, that they could speak with these visitors was a distinguishing trait from other rooms.
In modern use, the parlour is a formal sitting room in a large house or mansion. A mansion is a large dwelling House. The word itself derives (through Old French) from the Latin word mansus (the perfect passive participle In the late nineteenth century, was a formal room to be used only on Sundays or special occasions, and locked during the week. The parlour contained a family's best furnishings, works of art and other display items. The decorative arts are traditionally defined as ornamental and functional works in Ceramic, Wood, Glass, Metal, or Textile. In Fine art, a work of art (or artwork or work) is a creation such as a Song, Book, Film, Video game, The body of a recently deceased member of the household would be laid out in the parlour while funeral preparations were made. A funeral is a Ceremony marking a person's Death. Funerary customs comprise the complex of Beliefs and practices used by a Culture to remember In more modest homes, the parlour has largely been replaced by the living room as a result of a twentieth-century effort by architects and builders to strip the parlour of its burial and mourning associations. A living room, also known as sitting room, lounge room or lounge (in the United Kingdom and Australia) is a room for entertaining Mourning is in the simplest sense synonymous with Grief over the Death of someone
This entry incorporates text from the public domain Easton's Bible Dictionary, originally published in 1897. Oxford is a city in northwestern Butler County, Ohio, United States, in the southwestern portion of the state