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To Billy Brue was allotted the easiest as being the most probable route.

But she had allotted their rooms well, and they approved her judgment.

Uneasily, he had remained in the library until the allotted time was elapsed.

It was very late, and they had over-passed the allotted time for coasting.

The Viceroy, constrained to enlarge him, allotted the town for his place of confinement.

The part of a boy—a boy who, in manhood, was a drunkard—was allotted to me.

For it is to Muslim wives that the housetops in Barbary are allotted.

One chamber was allotted to the entire party and their single nurse.

To each family is allotted a house so long as they are employed on the place.

She occupied that which had been allotted to a kitchen-maid, one of the deserters.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., from Old French aloter (Modern French allotir) "to divide by lots, to divide into lots," from à "to" (see ad-) + loter "lot," a word of Germanic origin (cf. Gothic hlauts, Old High German hloz, Old English hlot; see lot). Related: Allotted; allotting.

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