parcel off

phrasal verb
parceled off or parcelled off; parceling off or parcelling off; parcels off

Definition of parcel off

: to divide (something, such as land) into separate, smaller parts especially in order to sell it The property was eventually parceled off and sold in pieces.

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“Parcel off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parcel%20off. Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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