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  • verb Present participle of allowance.

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Examples

  • The repast gave them new life and spirits, and from that hour the tide of their affairs seemed to flow more favourably, as shortly afterwards they caught a molly hawk, which they carefully put away in the boat's locker along with the water, which David was very particular in allowancing out, giving Jonathan and himself only a small quantity twice

    Picked up at Sea The Gold Miners of Minturne Creek

  • The Germans had been allowancing Recicourt to nine a day.

    The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me

  • To prevent waste or embezzlement is the only inducement to allowancing them at all -- for if, instead of a peck they could eat a bushel of meal a week fairly, and required it, I would not withold or begrudge it them. "

    George Washington: Farmer

  • To prevent waste or embezzlement is the only inducement to allowancing them at all ” for if, instead of a peck they could eat a bushel of meal a week fairly, and required it, I would not withold or begrudge it them.”

    George Washington Farmer

  • To prevent waste or embezzlement is the only inducement to allowancing of them at all ” for if, instead of a peck they could eat a bushel of meal a week fairly, and required it, I would not withhold or begrudge it them.”

    The True George Washington

  • "This mode of allowancing relieves their owner from much trouble, in daily supervising their provisions, and is much more satisfactory to the slave.

    A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States; With Remarks on Their Economy

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