* (l) (obsolete)
A defensive or deflective action; an act of parrying.
(fencing) A simple defensive action designed to deflect an attack, performed with the forte of the blade.
* beat parry
* opposition parry
* yielding parry
To avoid, deflect, or ward off (an attack, a blow, an argument, etc.).
, date=September 28
, author=Tom Rostance
, title=Arsenal 2 - 1 Olympiakos
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=Wojciech Szczesny was then called into action twice in a minute to parry fierce drives from Djebbour and Torossidis as Arsenal's back four looked all at sea.}}