Parceled
Parcel Par"cel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parceled}or {Parcelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parceling} or {Parcelling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divide and distribute by parts or portions; -- often with out or into. ``Their woes are parceled, mine are general.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

These ghostly kings would parcel out my power. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

The broad woodland parceled into farms. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

2. To add a parcel or item to; to itemize. [R.] [1913 Webster]

That mine own servant should Parcel the sum of my disgraces by Addition of his envy. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To make up into a parcel; as, to parcel a customer's purchases; the machine parcels yarn, wool, etc. [1913 Webster]

{To parcel a rope} (Naut.), to wind strips of tarred canvas tightly arround it. --Totten.

{To parcel a seam} (Naut.), to cover it with a strip of tarred canvas. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • parceled — UK [ˈpɑː(r)s(ə)ld] US [ˈpɑrs(ə)ld] an American past tense and past participle of parcel Thesaurus: american irregular past tenses and past participleshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • parceled — pÉ‘rsld / pɑːsld adj. covered, wrapped; packaged, bundled par·cel || pÉ‘rsl / pɑːsl n. (British) package, bundle; group, gang; field, plot of land, yard v. pack, bundle; divide, partition; wrap, cover …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parceled — replaced …   Anagrams dictionary

  • parceled — UK [ˈpɑː(r)s(ə)ld] / US [ˈpɑrs(ə)ld] an American past tense and past participle of parcel …   English dictionary

  • parceled out — adjective given out in portions • Syn: ↑apportioned, ↑dealt out, ↑doled out, ↑meted out • Similar to: ↑distributed …   Useful english dictionary

  • apportioned dealt out doled out meted out parceled out — distributed distributed adj. 1. spread from a central location to multiple points or recipients. Opposite of {concentrated}. [Narrower terms: {apportioned, dealt out, doled out, meted out, parceled out}; {diffuse, diffused}; {dispensed};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • replaced — parceled …   Anagrams dictionary

  • Parcel — Par cel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parceled}or {Parcelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parceling} or {Parcelling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into. Their woes are parceled, mine are general. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parceling — Parcel Par cel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parceled}or {Parcelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parceling} or {Parcelling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into. Their woes are parceled, mine are general. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Parcelled — Parcel Par cel, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Parceled}or {Parcelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Parceling} or {Parcelling}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divide and distribute by parts or portions; often with out or into. Their woes are parceled, mine are general. Shak.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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