If he stole the seed, rations or fodder, the Code enacted that his fingers should be cut off.
I will offer them monthly rations and housing at our Moscow estate.
Here come your groceries, country; your rations, countrymen!
It was therefore only made possible at all by reducing the rations of the fighting men to a minimum and by undertaking the risks of changing the line of communication three times.
They can endure exposure without much apparent inconvenience; and though the nature of the food they use is such that they cannot stand absolute privation for any considerable length of time, they can exist for long periods on starvation rations, if eked out with weak soup or buttered tea, which is drunk at frequent intervals.