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 for Parcel office
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Parcel \Par"cel\, n. [F. parcelle a small part, fr. (assumed)
     LL. particella, dim. of L. pars. See Part, n., and cf.
     Particle.]
     1. A portion of anything taken separately; a fragment of a
        whole; a part. [Archaic] "A parcel of her woe." --Chaucer.
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              Two parcels of the white of an egg.   --Arbuthnot.
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              The parcels of the nation adopted different forms of
              self-government.                      --J. A.
                                                    Symonds.
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     2. (Law) A part; a portion; a piece; as, a certain piece of
        land is part and parcel of another piece.
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     3. An indiscriminate or indefinite number, measure, or
        quantity; a collection; a group.
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              This youthful parcel
              Of noble bachelors stand at my disposing. --Shak.
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     4. A number or quantity of things put up together; a bundle;
        a package; a packet.
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              'Tis like a parcel sent you by the stage. --Cowper.
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     Bill of parcels. See under 6th Bill.
  
     Parcel office, an office where parcels are received for
        keeping or forwarding and delivery.
  
     Parcel post, that department of the post office concerned
        with the collection and transmission of parcels; also, the
        transmission through the parcel post deparment; as, to
        send a package by parcel post. See parcel post in the
        vocabulary.
  
     Part and parcel. See under Part.
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