parcels-delivery love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The business of delivering parcels; express: as, to receive a package by parcels-delivery.


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  • Last week, Rentokil Initial PLC issued an unexpected profit warning, citing weakness in the business-to-consumer part of its parcels-delivery unit City Link.

    U.K. Travel Firms Are Booked

  • We began pouring food and munitions into Jeddah as soon as it changed hands; for the rest of this cruise my ship was a sort of parcels-delivery van, and when the parcel happens to be an Egyptian mountain battery its delivery is an undertaking.


  • "He's awful bad to-day, Sir, assaulted a parcels-delivery man, who was too heavy for him."

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, December 17, 1892

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