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.
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."