Definition of Parceling

1. Noun. The act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan. "The apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"




Definition of Parceling

1. n. The act of dividing and distributing in portions or parts.

Definition of Parceling

1. Verb. (present participle of parcel) ¹

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Definition of Parceling

1. parcel [v] - See also: parcel

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parceling

parbreaks
parbuckle
parbuckled
parbuckles
parbuckling
parc fermé
parcase
parcel
parcel bomb
parcel bombs
parcel of land
parcel out
parcel post
parceled
parceled out
parceling (current term)
parcellate
parcellated
parcellates
parcellating
parcellation
parcellations
parcelled
parcelling
parcels
parcelwise
parcenaries
parcenary
parcener
parceners

Literary usage of Parceling

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1. Popular Law Library, Putney by Albert Hutchinson Putney (1908)
"AMERICAN SYSTEM OF LAND parceling. In order to secure a more scientific system of land division and description, the United States Government early adopted ..."

2. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1904)
"to the qualities of tlie Polish peasant, the parceling, entire or partial, of large estates, accomplished by the intercession of the Polish Land Bank and a ..."

3. Manual of Heavy Artillery Service: For the Use of the Army and Militia of by John Caldwell Tidball (1891)
"parceling a rope is wrapping narrow strips of canvas about ir, well tarred, ... The parceling is put on with the lay of the rope. parceling is also used to ..."

4. The Public Domain: Its History, with Statistics by Thomas Donaldson (1881)
"All placer claims after May 10, 1872, must conform as nearly as possible to the land- parceling or rectangular system of surveys. ..."

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