Definitions of Doled

  1. of Dole

Usage examples for Doled

  1. The members of the Commission were astonished beyond degree at the poorness of the quality of the flour doled out by the Guardians, and I was requested by the Commission to go back and ask my wife to make some bread from the two classes of flour before completing my evidence. – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  2. Few of the pirates had firearms, except on forays, and then their ammunition was doled out to them. – The Pirate Woman by Aylward Edward Dingle
  3. This constituted dinner, but often rations were doled out so badly that several men only got half the necessary allowance for their meals. – The Amateur Army by Patrick MacGill
  4. The amount doled out for washing purposes certainly was quite inadequate for the due rinsing of five plentiful heads of hair. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  5. She took his month's salary, told him when to buy new shirts, ordered his clothes herself, doled out warningly the few dollars for his necessaries, and saved, saved, continually saved. – Love, The Fiddler by Lloyd Osbourne