Examples from the Web for allotment
Everyone in the program would leave with some allowance, a tax-free monthly allotment.Send Bin Laden the Bill: Dakota Meyer on His Return From Afghanistan|Dakota Meyer|September 29, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Tribes, allotment of land to the, 36 ff.discontented under Solomon, 174.History of the Jews, Vol. I (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
As we were expecting to receive cattle on the third day, the next morning the allotment of horses was made.The Outlet|Andy Adams
He received an allotment of land; but he could only work on it at such times as his services were not required by the company.Count Frontenac|William Dawson LeSueur
The silence of allotment holders on this subject is significant.
A stake on a home-stead is more valuable than a palace on an Indian allotment.Oklahoma Sunshine|Freeman E. (Freeman Edwin) Miller
British Dictionary definitions for allotment
Word Origin and History for allotment
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.