parleyvoo

World English Dictionary
parleyvoo (ˌpɑːlɪˈvuː)
 
vb
1.  to speak French
 
n
2.  the French language
3.  a Frenchman
 
[C20: jocular respelling of parlez-vous (français)? do you speak (French)?]

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parleyvoo
colloquial for "the French language," 1754, from Fr. parlez-vous (français?) "do you speak (French?)."
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