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parcel (something) up
To put something into a package and wrap or tie it closed. I'll just parcel these books up and have them delivered to you tomorrow! If you could just parcel up the rest of this food, I'll take it home with me for later.
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parcel something up
to wrap something up in a package. Would you parcel the papers up and set them in the corner? Parcel up the files and place them on top of the file cabinet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To gather or tie something together in a tight package; wrap up: He parceled up the clothes and took them to the yard sale. She is going to parcel those dry goods up and deliver them to the shelter.
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