For companies in the U.S., IP addresses are parceled out by the American Registry for Internet Numbers.
That, of course, was always the plan—Netflix ordered two seasons from the outset, and Willimon parceled out his story accordingly.
Or perhaps poetic justice demands that the life of an unstoppably prolix author be parceled out in multiple, overlapping volumes.
It will be said that China parceled out to modern nations will vastly extend in trading opportunities.
"I guess they're all parceled round," said Sallie with symptoms of sniffing.
They were parceled out like cattle among the English settlements.
And what is more, the money was parceled out to each one on the very floor of the Senate and House.
They were gathered in repartimentios, encomiendas, parceled out, so many to every Spaniard with power.
Grant called out the groups of seven and each lodging house, tenement and car on the railroad siding was parceled out to a group.
The last time I saw Bannisters the grounds were parceled out and let for grazing inclosures to various Southampton townspeople.
late 14c., "a portion of something, a part" (sense preserved in phrase parcel of land, c.1400), from Old French parcele "small piece, particle, parcel," from Vulgar Latin *particella, diminutive of Latin particula "small part, little bit," itself a diminutive of pars (genitive partis) "part" (see part (n.)).
Meaning "package" is first recorded 1640s, earlier "a quantity of goods in a package" (mid-15c.), from late 14c. sense of "an amount or quantity of anything." The expression part and parcel (early 15c.) also preserves the older sense; both words mean the same, the multiplicity is for emphasis.
"to divide into small portions," early 15c. (with out), from parcel (n.). Related: Parceled; parcelled; parceling; parcelling.