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To distribute or apportion by (as if by) lot.
Middle English alotten from Old French aloter a- to (from Latin ad- ad–) lot portion (of Germanic origin)
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French aloter (French: allotir). à + lot.
We know too little of the facts to allot blame to either of them.
Allot a specific amount to spend, then begin shopping in earnest.
They were much missed, but fifteen years elapsed before Sir James Graham (then home secretary) decided to allot a few constables in plain clothes for that purpose as a tentative measure.
To allot, while M takes de to rec (coming via allot till D bored of digging ).
Allot yourself $20 to buy any of the songs you'll need.
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