PARCEL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of PARCEL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  an extended area of land
 v.  cover with strips of canvas
Classic Sentence: (54 in 4 pages)
1  He was not the tall drowsy boy she loved but part and parcel of the Wilkeses, Twelve Oaks, the County--and she hated them all because they laughed.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
2  Unwinding the latter, she produced a small parcel wrapped in dirty newspaper.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
3  While she spoke she had loosened the string from the parcel in her hand, and now she drew forth a letter which she laid on the table between Miss Bart and herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
4  This falling for anybody's say-so about medical jealousy and competition is simply part and parcel of your usual willingness to think the worst you possibly can of us poor dubs in Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
5  Likewise, there was a parcel of outlandish bone fish hooks on the shelf over the fire-place, and a tall harpoon standing at the head of the bed.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  Still more, his very legs were marked, as if a parcel of dark green frogs were running up the trunks of young palms.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
7  The street, the children, the fruit vender, the flowers growing there under her eyes, were all part and parcel of an alien world which had suddenly become antagonistic.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XVIII
8  The holidays are part and parcel of the gross fraud, wrong, and inhumanity of slavery.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
9  The youth remained on the ground like a parcel.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 13
10  "I brought a little parcel of these for him," she said, tugging at her pocket to get out the package.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
11  Topsy hesitated; but, on a second order, pulled out of her bosom a little parcel done up in the foot of one of her own old stockings.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVIII
12  Instantly there broke from the grey parcel a little moaning cry, and from it there protruded a small, scared face, with very bright brown eyes, and two little speckled, dimpled fists.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
13  With a rule and a pair of scales, and the multiplication table always in his pocket, sir, ready to weigh and measure any parcel of human nature, and tell you exactly what it comes to.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II
14  There, Fanny, you shall carry that parcel for me; take great care of it: do not let it fall; it is a cream cheese, just like the excellent one we had at dinner.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
15  Her companion was not encumbered with much luggage, as there merely dangled from a stick which he carried over his shoulder, a small parcel wrapped in a common handkerchief, and apparently light enough.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
Example Sentence:
1  I am going to take the parcel to the post office this afternoon.
2  She carried the parcel in the crook of her arm.
3  The parcel was delivered last week.
4  The sticky tape on the parcel came unstuck and the whole thing came undone.
5  She sent a parcel of books to her brother.
6  I managed secretly to undo a corner of the parcel.
7  He tore at the cover of the parcel.
8  Just guess what is in the parcel.
9  She mentioned in a postscript to her letter that the parcel had arrived.
10  I need a piece of string to tie this parcel up.
11  The parcel was wrapped in plain brown paper.
12  I'm sending a parcel to you per bearer.
13  Love does not involve giving fancy parcels tied up with big red bows.
14  I have wrapped the parcels and they're ready to be posted.
15  He was burdened down with cumbersome parcels.