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Definition of Parcel

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pack, bundle; divide, partition; wrap, cover
package, bundle, collection of items that wrapped in paper to be carried, things to be sent by mail; group, gang; field, plot of land, yard, quantity of something (like piece of land)
Parcel Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Chaucer's Middle English Glossary
noun portion
Parcel Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To make up into a parcel; as, to parcel a customer's purchases; the machine parcels yarn, wool, etc.
  
(v. t.)
To divide and distribute by parts or portions; -- often with out or into.
  
(v. t.)
To add a parcel or item to; to itemize.
  
(n.)
An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group.
  
(n.)
A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part.
  
(n.)
A part; a portion; a piece; as, a certain piece of land is part and parcel of another piece.
  
(n.)
A number or quantity of things put up together; a bundle; a package; a packet.
  
(a. & adv.)
Part or half; in part; partially. Shak. [Sometimes hyphened with the word following.]
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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parcel
\par"cel\ (?), n. [f. parcelle a small part, fr. (assumed) ll. particella, dim. of l. pars. see part, n., and cf. particle.]
1. a portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a whole; a part. [archaic] "a parcel of her woe." two parcels of the white of an egg. the parcels of the nation adopted different forms of self-government. a. symonds.
2. (law) a part; a portion; a piece; as, a certain piece of land is part and parcel of another piece.
3. an indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or quantity; a collection; a group. this youthful parcel of noble bachelors stand at my disposing.
4. a number or quantity of things put up together; a bundle; a package; a packet. 'tis like a parcel sent you by the stage.


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 to parcel a seam 
 to parcel a rope 
 parcel of land 
 parcel out 
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Anagram
      placer
Australian Slang
package
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a wrapped container
(synonym) package
(hypernym) container
(hyponym) bundle, sheaf
2. the result of parcelling out or sharing; "death gets more than its share of attention from theologicans"
(synonym) portion, share
(hypernym) allotment, apportionment, apportioning, allocation, parceling, parcelling, assignation
3. an extended area of land
(synonym) tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land
(hypernym) geographical area, geographic area, geographical region, geographic region
(hyponym) baseball diamond, diamond, infield
4. a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
(synonym) package, bundle, packet
(hypernym) collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
(hyponym) wisp

Verb
1. divide into parts; "The developers parceled the land"
(hypernym) divide, split, split up, separate, dissever, carve up
(derivation) tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land
2. cover with strips of canvas; "parcel rope"
(hypernym) cover
3. make into a wrapped container
(hypernym) wrap, wrap up
(derivation) package, bundle, packet
Parcel Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Sean_Woo's Finance,GIS & Real Estate Glossary
also as property parcel, lots, plot
Parcel Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To dream of a parcel being delivered to you, denotes that you will be pleasantly surprised by the return of some absent one, or be cared for in a worldly way.

If you carry a parcel, you will have some unpleasant task to perform.

To let a parcel fall on the way as you go to deliver it, you will see some deal fail to go through.
  
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Parcel Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
WEATHER&METEOROLOGY
A volume of air small enough to contain uniform distribution of its meteorological properties and large enough to remain relatively self-contained and respond to all meteorological processes.
Parcel Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Parcel may refer to:
  • a package, sent through the mail or package delivery;
  • parcel (consignment);
  • land lot, a piece of land;
  • fluid parcel, a concept in fluid dynamics;
  • an object used in the game "Pass the parcel".

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