- parcel used 6 times.
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H2513 Used 5 times
P'ARCEL, noun [Latin particula, particle, from pars, part.]
1. A part; a portion of any thing taken separately.
The same experiments succeed on two parcels of the white of an egg.
2. A quantity; any mass.
3. A part belonging to a whole; as in law, one piece of ground is part and parcel of a greater piece.
4. A small bundle or package of goods.
5. A number of persons; on contempt.
6. A number or quantity; in contempt; as a parcel of fair words.
P'ARCEL, verb transitive To divide into parts or portions; as, to parcel an estate among heirs.
These ghostly kings would parcel out my power.
1. To make up into a mass. [Little used.]
To parcel a seam, in seamen's language, to lay canvas over it and daub it with pitch.
P'ARCELED, participle passive Divided into portions.
P'ARCELING, participle present tense Dividing into portions.
P'ARCELING, noun Among seamen, long narrow slips of canvas daubed with tar and bound about a rope like a bandage, before it is sewed. It is used also to raise a mouse on the stays, etc.