Thesaurus / doled
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A lugubrious quail doled forth a grating, dismal note at long but measured intervals, offending the ear and depressing the heart.
IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO MENDCHARLES READE
Guy doled out very carefully the £35 he had accumulated by the sale of his books.
PLASHERS MEADCOMPTON MACKENZIE
This man had charge of the storehouse, and doled out each morning the provisions for the day.
FOUR AMERICAN INDIANSEDSON L. WHITNEY
Not long after only a single pound was doled out once a week, and by the end of the month the supply entirely gave out.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Three days' rations for the men were distributed, and half rations of grain for one day were doled out for the horses.
THE MEMOIRS OF GENERAL P. H. SHERIDAN, COMPLETEGENERAL PHILIP HENRY SHERIDAN
Karaki doled it out by moistening a shred of coconut husk and giving Pellett the shred to suck.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
Under slavery, the slaves made wealth for their masters and were doled out food enough to keep them alive.
THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
Should they be fortunate and encounter no storms, the food, sparingly doled out, might serve to sustain them.
Once a day a small ration was doled out--pitifully small--enough to tantalise appetite, but not to still hunger.
The small portion of dried caribou meat doled out to each was far from satisfying.