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part and parcel

Definitions

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

Etymologies

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

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  • I really hate this phrase - makes me cringe.

    August 11, 2008