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ration
used in Lonesome Dove

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Definition
to restrict the amount of something people can have — such as food or gasoline when there is a shortage

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a fixed portion of something that is given as a person's share — such as goods of which there is a shortage, or food for soldiers in the field
  • Po Campo rationed the water carefully, giving each man only three swallows.
    Chapters 89-90 (37% in)

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