doled out

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Adj.1.doled out - given out in portionsdoled out - given out in portions    
distributed - spread out or scattered about or divided up
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But in spite of all this, the soldiers of Denisov's squadron fed chiefly on "Mashka's sweet root," because it was the second week that the last of the biscuits were being doled out at the rate of half a pound a man and the last potatoes received had sprouted and frozen.
Of this comfort, which she doled out to him in daily portions, we have formerly given a specimen.
These were doled out in scanty allowances, barely sufficient to keep up existence, and at length failed them altogether.