An enclosure where racehorses are saddled and paraded before a race. pad dock
Archaic, frog or toad.
ETYM French parcelle a small part, from (assumed) Late Lat. particella, dim. of Latin pars. Related to Part, Particle.
1. The result of parcelling out or sharing; SYN. portion, share.
2. A tract or plot of land.
3. A company, collection, or group of persons, animals, or things; lot.
4. A wrapped bundle; package; a unit of salable merchandise.