the gilding of only some areas or ornaments of a piece of furniture.
partly gilded, esp (of an item of silverware) having the inner surface gilded
[pahr-suh-ling] /ˈpɑr sə lɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of separating or dividing into parts and distributing; allotting or apportioning. 2. Nautical. strips of canvas, usually coated with tar, for wrapping around a rope to protect it. [pahr-suh l] /ˈpɑr səl/ noun 1. an object, article, container, or quantity of something wrapped or packed up; small […]
[pahr-suh l] /ˈpɑr səl/ noun 1. an object, article, container, or quantity of something wrapped or packed up; small package; bundle. 2. a quantity or unit of something, as of a commodity for sale; lot. 3. a group, collection, or assemblage of persons or things. 4. a distinct, continuous portion or tract of land. 5. […]
noun 1. (in the U.S. Postal Service) nonpreferential mail consisting of packages and parcels, weighing one pound or more sent at fourth-class rates. Compare . 2. the branch of a postal service that processes and delivers parcels. 3. the service this branch renders.
noun, Nautical. 1. a tanker designed to carry an assortment of liquids, as chemicals, or different grades of a liquid, as petroleum, at one time.