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dole

verb admeasure, allocate, allot, allow, appropriate, assign, award, bestow, contribute, deal, deliver, dispense, distribute, divide, furnish, give, give away, give out, grant, hand out, hand over, issue, measure out, mete, mete out, parcel out, pay out, portion, present, ration, share, spare, supply
See also: allot, allotment, apportionment, bestow, disperse, disseminate, distribute, distribution, divide, fund, gift, gratuity, interest, largess, loan, present, prorate, ration, share, split

dole

in the criminal law of Scotland, in a general sense, the evil intent required for conviction of a crime and more especially in relation to particular crimes, the mental element required. Statutory offences can, and often do, obviate the need for it.
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But in spite of all this, the soldiers of Denisov's squadron fed chiefly on "Mashka's sweet root," because it was the second week that the last of the biscuits were being doled out at the rate of half a pound a man and the last potatoes received had sprouted and frozen.
Of this comfort, which she doled out to him in daily portions, we have formerly given a specimen.