Origin of allegation
Examples from the Web for allegation
The allegation may or may not be true, but it is not implausible.In Jerusalem Home Demolitions, the Biblical Justice of Revenge|Creede Newton|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It took nearly 20 years between the first allegation and his ultimate removal.
The allegation concerns hydrocarbon releases from the wastewater system at the unloading facility.
This hardly seems to be an atmosphere that encourages a sexual assault victim to follow through with an allegation.Alleged U.Va. Abductor Accused of Rape at Christian College|Michael Daly|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In its motion to dismiss, UMass denied this allegation, and Haidak refuted the school's claim in his opposition to the motion.Is UMass-Amherst Biased Against Male Students in Title IX Assault Cases?|Emily Shire|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Persian premier at last made the allegation to Mr. Murray himself, in a despatch.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Now let us see whether this commission supports the allegation of its being a commission from a private person.
In fact, any rational explanation would be impossible, for at every point the evidence refutes the allegation.The Real Jefferson Davis|Landon Knight
I have yet heard no allegation that the eye catches any but the gathering positions of the horse's gallop.Patroclus and Penelope|Theodore Ayrault Dodge
With regard to Cicero the allegation is that he would not be allowed to be bribed to accuse Cæsar, and thus incur danger.The Life of Cicero|Anthony Trollope
early 15c., "action of alleging," from Middle French allégation, from Latin allegationem (nominative allegatio) "a sending, despatching," noun of action from past participle stem of allegare (see allege).