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Allotment

Al`lot´ment
n.1.The act of allotting; assignment.
2.That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or by the act of God; anything set apart for a special use or to a distinct party.
The alloments of God and nature.
- L'Estrange.
A vineyard and an allotment for olives and herbs.
- Broome.
3.(law) The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.
Cottage allotment
an allotment of a small portion of land to a country laborer for garden cultivation.
Noun1.allotment - a share set aside for a specific purpose
Synonyms: allocation
2.allotment - the act of distributing by allotting or apportioning; distribution according to a plan; "the apportionment of seats in the House of Representatives is based on the relative population of each state"

ALLOTMENT. Distribution by lot; partition. Merl. Rep. h.t.

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