Sentence Examples


  • The arable land was divided into two or, more usually, three fields, which were cut up into strips bounded by balks and allotted to the villagers in such a way that one holding might include several disconnected strips in each field - a measure designed to prevent the whole of the best land falling to one man.
  • At the allotted hour, Betsy and I were finishing a bottle of wine when the phone rang.
  • Cynthia's allotted tour of duty was finished, so he took his wife's hand and they walked to the corner for a better view of the parade.
  • The moneys allotted by the emperor were in many cases supplemented by private benevolence.
  • In their collective capacity the Gandharva share the duties allotted to the single deity.