the act of separating or dividing into parts and distributing; allotting or apportioning.
Nautical. strips of canvas, usually coated with tar, for wrapping around a rope to protect it.
- un·par·cel·ing, un·par·cel·ling, adjective
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How to use parceling in a sentence
By parceling out to us so little, his concert movie feels more like a loud karaoke bar.
(b) This is to render the surface smooth for parceling and serving.The Gunner's Examiner | Harold E. Cloke
To keep me from mischief, the mate used to set me picking oakum, or ripping up an old sail for 'parceling,' as it was called.
I could not see her as a worker in organized charity, parceling out benefits tied with red tape.May Iverson's Career | Elizabeth Jordan