Assistance, especially money, food, and other necessities, given to the needy or dispossessed
That which is allotted
To give out in portions or shares
The very well documented corn dole of ancient Rome is one of many cases.
rendered fealty to the emperor Frederick Barbarossa at Dole in 1162; and when, on the accession of Canute V.
Below Dole the river is navigable only for some 8 m.
Dole sent a reply to Willis, declining to surrender the authority of the provisional government to the deposed queen.
One result was the unemployment dole, at first a necessity, but afterwards a hindrance to a return to normal life.