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part and parcel


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An integral or essential piece; that which must be done or accepted as part of something else.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See under Part.
  • n. an essential or constituent portion; -- a reduplicative phrase. Cf. might and main, kith and kin, etc.


"Parcel" is used in its archaic sense of "an integral or component part." Originally used as a legal term. (Wiktionary)


  • Among them were at least two or three colored men, Richard Allen, Harry Hosier, and possibly Daniel Coker, but very soon it was apparent, after this had been done that the colored people were a society in the Methodist Episcopal Church and not a part and parcel of it.

    Scraps of African Methodist Episcopal History

  • It is all part and parcel of what your friend Tamrul has tried and not had the ability to convey to you.

    Impossible Places

  • His skin was scarred and wrinkled and mottled, and in colour was a purplish blue surfaced with a grey coating that might have been painted there had it not indubitably grown there and been part and parcel of him.


  • Each day the temperature seemed to rise a little more and Felicia had grown quite used to rising each morning to a cloudless blue sky; the muezzin no longer a weirdly unfamiliar sound, but part and parcel of everyday life.

    Falcon's Prey

  • Recriminations usually were part and parcel of our domestic storms.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Family Matters

  • Mr. Pritt, who came out with the Bishop of Nelson as his chaplain, but who, I am thankful to say, is regularly part and parcel of the Mission staff; Mr. Dudley, ordained last year, who for six years has been in the Mission, and has had the special advantage of being trained under the Primate's eye; and Mr. Kerr who was also ordained about ten months ago.

    Life of John Coleridge Patteson

  • Nor are the duties of the ladies and gentlemen-in-waiting confined to attendance upon their royal charges in public, for they form part and parcel of the royal or imperial household to which they are attached, and if they do not occupy quarters in the palace, at any rate they take all their meals there, since their duties commence in the early morning, and only cease late at night.

    The Secret Memoirs of the Courts of Europe

  • Mayer hadn't been able to get me out of putting in those codes because they were part and parcel of the fibe-op feed.

    Futures Imperfect

  • In other ways also Jung alters his views, notably by following Prince in explaining the dream on a broad biological foundation, viewing it as part and parcel of the individual's life-struggle.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • So when Tig came along, accompanied by two curs, who had faithfully followed him from his home, and when she learned the details of his story, she took him in, curs and all, and, having bathed the three of them, made them part and parcel of her home.

    The Shape of Fear, and other ghostly tales


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