Definition of Parcel out

1. Verb. Administer or bestow, as in small portions. "They parcel out the people the food"; "The machine dispenses soft drinks"




Definition of Parcel out

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To divide into portions or chunks; to ration. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parcel Out

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parcel out (current term)
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Literary usage of Parcel out

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1. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"Shall on the necks of the lewd nobles ride, His brethren damn, the civil pow'r defy, 300 But short shall be his reign: his rigid yoke And parcel out ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"... divide, partition, p^rt, measure (oui), share, deal, dole, dispense, parcel out, deal out, portion out Apposite, <*. Apt, pertinent, relevant, fit, ..."

3. The Code of Civil Procedure of the State of New York by New York (State). (1907)
"... consists of one or more vacant or unimproved lots, the plaintiff's consent may contain a stipulation to take a distinct parcel, out of those lots, ..."

4. The New York Code of Civil Procedure: Containing All Amendments of 1911, to by New York (State), John Crawford Thomson, Henry Browne Parsons (1911)
"... consists of one or more vacant or unimproved lots, the plaintiff's consent may contain a stipulation to take a distinct parcel, out of those lots, ..."

5. The Code of Civil Procedure of the State of New York: The Twenty-three by New York (State) (1892)
"... consists of one or more vacant or unimproved lots, the plaintiff's consent may contain a stipulation to take a distinct parcel out of those lots, ..."

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