What does the word parcel mean?

Usage examples for parcel

  1. A parcel- post law, however, was passed, a Children's Bureau was established for the study of the welfare of children, and a Department of Labor provided for, whose secretary was to be a member of the cabinet. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  2. But " From Papa" caught my eye on a little parcel. – Daisy by Elizabeth Wetherell
  3. There is even a theory that she is part and parcel of the earth itself, having been torn out of the bed of the Pacific. – Nature Mysticism by J. Edward Mercer