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DOLE Definition & Legal Meaning

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A part or portion of a meadow is so called; and the word has the generalsignification of share, portion, or the like; as “to dole out” anything among so manypoor persons, meaning to deal or distribute in portions to them. Holthouse.In Scotch law. Criminal intent; evil design. Bell, Diet. voc. “Crime.”


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