parlatory

parlatory

A room in a monastic establishment where visitors may be received.
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The other three acts in which money was not pledged were settled in the following public spots: in the parlatory of the nuns of Santa Maria Maddalena, where three sons met a man who had threatened their father; at a notary's statione, where a procurator and notary hashed out the agreement between an innkeeper, his guest and a robber from the contado (none of whom may have been present); and at a butcher's shop in the beccario of Porta Ravennate where several butchers met after the assault of a butcher's son.