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allot
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
to give out — especially a share of something
  • It was desirable that chaplaincies of this kind should be entered on with a fervent intention: they were peculiar opportunities for spiritual influence; and while it was good that a salary should be allotted, there was the more need for scrupulous watching lest the office should be perverted into a mere question of salary.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (61% in)
  • She needed time to get used to her maimed consciousness, her poor lopped life, before she could walk steadily to the place allotted her.
    Book 8 — Sunset and Sunrise (18% in)

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