"parcels" in the noun sense
1. package, parcel
a wrapped container
2. parcel, portion, share
the allotment of some amount by dividing something
"death gets more than its share of attention from theologians"
3. tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
an extended area of land
4. package, bundle, packet, parcel
a collection of things wrapped or boxed together
"parcels" in the verb sense
divide into parts
"The developers parceled the land"
cover with strips of canvas
make into a wrapped container
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