Al*lot"ment (#), n. [Cf. OF. alotement, F. allotement.]
The act of allotting; assignment.
That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or by the act of God; anything set apart for a special use or to a distinct party.
The alloments of God and nature.
A vineyard and an allotment for olives and herbs.
The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.
Cottage allotment, an allotment of a small portion of land to a country laborer for garden cultivation. [Eng.]
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