parry blow

отражать, парировать удар

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • parry — [par′ē] vt. parried, parrying [prob. < Fr parez, imper. of parer < It parare, to ward off < L parare, to PREPARE] 1. to ward off or deflect (a blow, the thrust of a sword, etc.) 2. to counter or ward off (criticism, a prying question,… …   English World dictionary

  • Parry — Par ry (p[a^]r r[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parried} (p[a^]r r[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Parrying}.] [F. par[ e], p. p. of parer. See {Pare}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To ward off; to stop, or to turn aside; as, to parry a thrust, a blow, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parry — par ry, v. i. To ward off, evade, or turn aside something, as a blow, argument, etc. Locke. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parry — par ry, n.; pl. {Parries}. A warding off of a thrust or blow, as in sword and bayonet exercises or in boxing; hence, figuratively, a defensive movement in debate or other intellectual encounter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • parry — (v.) 1630s, from Fr. parez! (which commonly would have been heard in fencing lessons), imperative of parer ward off, from It. parare to ward or defend a blow, from L. parare make ready, prepare (see PARE (Cf. pare)). Non fencing use is from 1718 …   Etymology dictionary

  • blow — I n. 1) to deal, deliver, strike a blow (he dealt us a severe blow) 2) to heap, rain blows on smb. 3) to come to blows; to exchange blows 4) to take a blow (the boxer took several blows to the head) 5) to cushion; deflect, parry, ward off; dodge… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • blow — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 hard knock that hits sb/sth ADJECTIVE ▪ hard, heavy, nasty, painful, powerful, severe, sharp, stinging, violent …   Collocations dictionary

  • parry — verb (parried; parrying) Etymology: probably from French parez, imperative of parer to parry, from Old Occitan parar, from Latin parare to prepare more at pare Date: 1672 intransitive verb 1. to ward off a weapon or blow 2. to evade or turn aside …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • parry — par•ry [[t]ˈpær i[/t]] v. ried, ry•ing, 1) to ward off (a sword thrust, blow, weapon, etc.) 2) to turn aside; dodge: to parry an embarrassing question[/ex] 3) to parry a thrust, blow, etc 4) an act or instance of parrying • Etymology: 1665–75;… …   From formal English to slang

  • parry — [[t]pæ̱ri[/t]] parries, parrying, parried 1) VERB If you parry a question or argument, you cleverly avoid answering it or dealing with it. [V n] Mr King had to endure an awkward press conference, in which he parried questions on the depth of the… …   English dictionary

  • parry — parriable, adj. parrier, n. /par ee/, v., parried, parrying, n., pl. parries. v.t. 1. to ward off (a thrust, stroke, weapon, etc.), as in fencing; avert. 2. to turn aside; evade or dodge: to parry an embarrassing question. v.i. 3. to parry a… …   Universalium

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