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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Allot  \Al*lot"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Allotted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Allotting}.]  [OF.  aloter  F.  allotir  a  (L.  ad)  +  lot  lot 
  See  {Lot}.] 
  1.  To  distribute  by  lot 
 
  2.  To  distribute,  or  parcel  out  in  parts  or  portions;  or  to 
  distribute  to  each  individual  concerned;  to  assign  as  a 
  share  or  lot  to  set  apart  as  one's  share;  to  bestow  on 
  to  grant;  to  appoint;  as  let  every  man  be  contented  with 
  that  which  Providence  allots  him 
 
  Ten  years  I  will  allot  to  the  attainment  of 
  knowledge.  --Johnson. 




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