doling

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doling

  1. present participle of dole

Noun[edit]

doling (plural dolings)

  1. The act of one who doles.
    • 1831, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Romance and Reality, volume 2, page 246:
      Alas! we talk of their vanity; we forget that, in doling forth the careless commendation, or as careless sneer, we are bestowing but the passing thought of a moment to that which has been the work of an existence.
    • 1869, Catholic World (volume 8, page 712)
      Their charities never have been limited to the necessities of mere subsistence, like the secular dolings out of so-called modern charity.

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