Crossword clues for dole
- Big name in pineapples
- Food company with a sun in its logo
- 1996 Republican standard-bearer
- North Carolina senator
- 1996 runner-up
- Welfare payments, e.g.
- Ration (out)
- Labor secretary under the first George Bush
- Loser to Clinton
- Founder of an Oahu plantation
- Clinton's 1996 opponent
- Republican candidate between Bush and Bush
- James who was known as the Pineapple King
- Charity allotment
- World's largest fruit company
- Company whose mascot is Bobby Banana
- Fruit giant
- Its plantation features the Pineapple Garden Maze
- Giant in the fruit and vegetable market
- Handouts, with "the"
- A share of money or food or clothing that has been charitably given
- (Great Britain) money received from the state
- Major employer in Hawaii
- Senator from Kansas
- Welfare, with "the"
- 1996 Clinton challenger
- Elizabeth of the Red Cross
- ___Food Company
- Big name in Hawaii
- Former Senate leader
- Hand (out)
- Lott's predecessor
- Politico Elizabeth
- 1996 also-ran
- Loser in 1996
- Big name in fruit
- Charity distribution
- 1996 candidate Bob
- Senate majority leader, 1985-87
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Dole \Dole\, n. [L. dolus: cf. F. dol.] (Scots Law) See Dolus.
Dole \Dole\ (d[=o]l), n. [OE. deol, doel, dol, OF. doel, fr. doloir to suffer, fr. L. dolere; perh. akin to dolare to hew.] grief; sorrow; lamentation. [Archaic]
And she died. So that day there was dole in Astolat. -- Tennyson.
Dole \Dole\ (d[=o]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Doled (d[=o]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Doling.] To deal out in small portions; to distribute, as a dole; to deal out scantily or grudgingly.
The supercilious condescension with which even his
reputed friends doled out their praises to him.
Dole \Dole\, n. [AS. d[=a]l portion; same word as d[=ae]l. See Deal.]
Distribution; dealing; apportionment.
At her general dole, Each receives his ancient soul. -- Cleveland.
That which is dealt out; a part, share, or portion also, a scanty share or allowance.
Alms; charitable gratuity or portion.
So sure the dole, so ready at their call, They stood prepared to see the manna fall.
Heaven has in store a precious dole.
A boundary; a landmark.
A void space left in tillage.
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.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English dal "state of being divided; sharing, giving out," shortened from gedal "portion," related to dæl "deal," from Proto-Germanic *dailiz (cognates: Old Frisian and Old Saxon del, Middle Dutch deil, Dutch deel, Old High German teil, German Teil). On the dole is 1920s.
"hand out charity," mid-15c., from dole (n.). Doled; doling.
Etymology 1 n. 1 money or other goods given as charity. 2 Distribution; dealing; apportionment. 3 (context informal English) Payment by the state to the unemployed. 4 A boundary; a landmark. 5 (context UK dialect English) A void space left in tillage. vb. To distribute in small amounts; to share out small portions of a meager resource. Etymology 2
n. 1 (context archaic English) sorrow or grief; dolour. 2 (context legal Scotland English) dolus
Dole may refer to:
- Dole Constituency, a parliamentary constituency in Zanzibar
- Dole Food Company, a US agricultural corporation
- Unemployment benefits
- Cura Annonae, Roman subsidized grain supply
Charity (practice), giving food, clothing or money in England (mostly obsolete); examples include
- Wayfarer's Dole, Hospital of St Cross
- St Briavels Bread and Cheese Dole
- Tichborne Dole
- DOLE, Department of Labor and Employment (Philippines)
- Dole Air Race, ill-fated 1927 air race named for sponsor James Dole (see below)
- Dole, Idrija, a settlement in the Municipality of Idrija, Slovenia
Dole, Jura, a commune in the département Jura in France
- Arrondissement of Dole, a French arrondissement containing the commune Dole
- La Dôle, a mountain in Switzerland
- Dole, Nepal, a village in Nepal
- Livery Dole, an area of Exeter in Devonshire, England
- Small Dole, a hamlet in the Civil parish of Upper Beeding in West Sussex, England
- Augustus O. Dole (1813–1876), U.S. politician
- Bob Dole, (born 1923), U.S. politician, former U.S. Senator
- Charles Fletcher Dole (1845–1927), Unitarian minister and author
- Daniel Dole (1808–1878), missionary who founded Punahou School
- Edmund Pearson Dole (1850–1928), lawyer and Hawaii attorney general
- Elizabeth Dole, (born 1936), U.S. politician, former U.S. Senator and former U.S. Cabinet member, wife of "Bob" Dole
- James Dole (1877–1958), Hawaiian Pineapple planter
- Lester Dole (1855–1918), American baseball player
- Nathan Haskell Dole (1852–1935), Boston author
- Mary Phylinda Dole (1862–1947), American woman doctor
- Sanford B. Dole (1844–1926), first Governor of Hawaii
- Vincent Dole (1913–2006), American doctor
- Wigglesworth Dole (1779–1845), Deacon and patriarch of several others
Dole is a village at the entity line of Federation of B&H- Republika Srpska. In 1991, it was part of the municipality of Kladanj, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Today, it is part of Vlasenica, Republika Srpska. It is inhabited by ethnic Serbs.
Dole (Ljubuški) is a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to the 1991 census, the village is located in the municipality of Ljubuški.
Usage examples of "dole".
Even Albacore laughed, and now the conversation became general, running like quicksilver from tongue to tongue, good thing following good thing, wisdom and wit doled out in a prodigality of plenty, and I felt tears prick my eyes at the sense of privilege and pleasure in being part of this company in this place at this time.
Besides Bob Dole and Newt Gingrich, the Republican team included Senator Trent Lott of Mississippi, and two Texans, Congressman Dick Armey, the House majority leader, and Congressman Tom DeLay, the House majority whip.
Dole, Gingrich, Armey, Daschle, and Gephardt were there, as were Al Gore, Leon Panetta, Bob Rubin, Laura Tyson, and other members of our team.
The Biter men, some with short cudgels at the belt, some with a cutlass doled out the day before, looked about them eagerly, waiting for a fight.
Van Bummel, the schoolmaster, doling forth the contents of an ancient newspaper.
They had brought old sail canvas from the carack and made shelters along the strand, where beef was still roasting and the ale granted them by their captain was doled out sparingly.
For example, she knew that yesterday a congressional delegation, or codel, headed by Bob Dole, had met with Saddam Hussein in Baghdad.
Jared wants to fight a cause, let him go busting into all the nursing homes, the clinics that doddle along on what the politicians reluctantly dole out, the street people.
The farmers who had emigrated from Ottumwa were astonished to see him, for it was Thomas Dole Creevey, now an old man who had lived to see the desolation he had fathered.
Promptly, Goldilocks kissed her face, whimpering with joy while she doled out a good face wash.
Wednesday at hockey practice he let Kira dole out hot chocolate without asking her to put on skates, which left her free to sing Zane to sleep, which left Travis free to skate like a pro.
Martin McCord spends a surprising amount of his free time there, tending his own rack of fast-growing dwarf strains of carrot, lettuce, radish, and kohlrabi, which he doles out with the grave courtesy of a maiden aunt bestowing sweets on favored nephews and nieces.
Among the deep blue forests he was still in Fairyland, but at Mouchard the scenery was already changing, and by the time Dole was reached it had completely changed.
Say, are thy youthful hours Doled in such niggard measure, that thou must Be chary of them to thy aged uncle?
She always doled out my clothes piecemeal, not wanting to pressure me.