\ɐlˈɒtmənt nˈə͡ʊt], \ɐlˈɒtmənt nˈəʊt], \ɐ_l_ˈɒ_t_m_ə_n_t n_ˈəʊ_t]\
Definitions of ALLOTMENT NOTE
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In English law. A writing by a seaman, whereby he makes an assignment of part of his wages in favor of his wife, father or mother, grandfather or grandmother, brother or sister. Every allotment note must be in a form sanctioned by the board of trade. The allottee, that is, the person in whose favor it is made, may recover the amount in the county court. Mozley & Whitley.
By Henry Campbell Black
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