parcel


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parcel

n. a defined piece of real estate, usually resulting from the division of a large area of land. It can range in size from a small lot to a gigantic ranch. 2) a package. (See: real property, real estate)

parcel

noun acreage, area, block, district, enclave, enclosure, estate, field, ground, land, lot, property, patch, piece, piece of land, plot, plot of ground, plot of land, real estate, region, section, sector, segment, square, terrain, territory, tract
Associated concepts: conveyance, partition

parcel

verb administer, allocate, allot, appoint, appropriate, assign, award, bestow, carve, deal out, dispose of, distribuere, distribute, divide, divide into shares, dividere, dole out, give away, give out, grant, mete, part with, partiri, partition, pass out, portion out, prorate, ration, sectionalize, segment, split up, subdivide
See also: installment, land, lot, moiety, part, property, ration, real estate, reapportion, separate, subdivide

parcel

a description in a deed of the lands that are the subject matter of the transaction.

PARCEL, estates. Apart of the estate. 1 Com. Dig. Abatement, H 511 p. 133; 5 Com. Dig. Grant, E 10, p. 545. To parcel is to divide an estate. Bac, Ab. Conditions, 0.

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When he undid the parcel which Bertrade had tossed to him he found that it contained a beautifully wrought ring set with a single opal.
But, happening to meet the half-closed eye, as it twinkled upon him over the turned-up collar of the cape, which was within an ace of poking it out, he felt it such an unlikely part and parcel of anything to be doted on, that he substituted, 'that she don't believe it?
Because Van Baerle will neither give up the parcel nor burn it without a special command to do so.
After half an hour of bargaining, during which Captain Van Horn had insisted on the worthlessness of the parcel, he had bought a fat pig worth five dollars and exchanged it for her.
Snip, evidently regarding it as a game got up for his special benefit, enjoyed the race immensely and scampered all over the house, shaking the precious parcel like a rat while his master ran and whistled, commanded and coaxed, in vain.
There is no answer,' said Nicholas, laying the parcel on a table beside him.
Oh," she said, "if you've come about that parcel, I've sent it off already.
In the month of June last, do you remember a parcel arriving for Mr.
the world is come to a fine pass indeed, if we are all fools, except a parcel of round-heads and Hanover rats.
Not at all, if you'll just wait till they bring out a parcel from the office.
And Monsieur de Marquet explained that there were on the dust of the pavement marks of two footsteps, as well as the impression, freshly-made, of a heavy rectangular parcel, the marks of the cord with which it had been fastened being easily distinguished.
On finding myself alone in my room, I naturally turned my attention to the parcel which appeared to have so strangely intimidated the fresh-coloured young footman.