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English → English (gcide) Definition: on the dole Dole \Dole\, n. [AS. d[=a]l portion; same word as d[=ae]l. See Deal.] 1. Distribution; dealing; apportionment. [1913 Webster] At her general dole, Each receives his ancient soul. -- Cleveland. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is dealt out; a part, share, or portion also, a scanty share or allowance. [1913 Webster] 3. Alms; charitable gratuity or portion. [1913 Webster] So sure the dole, so ready at their call, They stood prepared to see the manna fall. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Heaven has in store a precious dole. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 4. A boundary; a landmark. --Halliwell. [1913 Webster] 5. A void space left in tillage. --[Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] Dole beer, beer bestowed as alms. [Obs.] Dole bread, bread bestowed as alms. [Obs.] Dole meadow, a meadow in which several persons have a common right or share. on the dole, receiving financial assistance from a governmental agency, such as a welfare agency; as, after his unemployment benefits ran out, his family was on the dole for a year. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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