What is allotment?

More definitions of "allotment":

  • (noun): A share set aside for a specific purpose.
    Synonyms: allocation

Famous quotes containing the word allotment:

    Now I hold Creation in my foot

    Or fly up, and revolve it all slowly—
    I kill where I please because it is all mine.
    There is no sophistry in my body:
    My manners are tearing off heads—

    The allotment of death.
    Ted Hughes (b. 1930)