Everyone in the program would leave with some allowance, a tax-free monthly allotment.
He heaved many a sigh, as he waited for Rob to tell him that the first of his allotment was sufficiently browned to be devoured.
On the allotment of provinces, Sicily fell to him, with power to cross into Africa if he pleased.
All this William and I took in for three unbroken weeks, my usual summer allotment on the Thames.
There is scarcely an end to the benefits of the allotment system.
Distribution of fire; allotment of target to platoon leaders.
The abbreviation of allotment, or allowance to wife or mother.
The thing went to allotment shorn of his peculiar magnetism.
With many others who desired an allotment of the bonds, I was present.
And nature has not been in a stingy mood when weighing out their allotment of brains!
1570s, "action of allotting," from Middle French allotement, from Old French aloter (see allot). Or else a native formation from allot + -ment. Meaning "portion assigned to someone or some purpose" is from 1670s.