More definitions of "parcel":
- (verb): Divide into parts.
Example: "The developers parceled the land"
- (verb): Cover with strips of canvas.
Example: "Parcel rope"
- (verb): Make into a wrapped container.
- (noun): A wrapped container.
Famous quotes containing the word parcel:
“I will die a hundred thousand deaths
Ere break the smallest parcel of this vow.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“The source of our actions resides in an unconscious propensity to regard ourselves as the center, the cause, and the conclusion of time. Our reflexes and our pride transform into a planet the parcel of flesh and consciousness we are.”
—E.M. Cioran (b. 1911)
“Have ye got the parcel there for Mrs White?
Ye havent! Oh, begorra!
Say its comin down tomorra
And it might now, Michael, so it might!”
—William Percy French (18541920)