Definition of Rations

1. Noun. (plural of ration) ¹



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Definition of Rations

1. ration [v] - See also: ration

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rations

rationalizer
rationalizers
rationalizes
rationalizing
rationall
rationally
rationalness
rationalnesses
rationals
rationed
rationer
rationers
rationes decidendi
rationing
rationings
rations (current term)
ratios
ratitae
ratitate
ratite
ratite bird
ratites
ratless
ratlike
ratlin
ratline
ratlines
ratling
ratlings
ratlins

Literary usage of Rations

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1877)
"Orange : Amount of rations per hand for the year, 15 bushels of corn ... Hanks : Amount of rations for the year, 200 pounds bacen, 13 bushels of meal. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1882)
"tional expense of independent commands, are allowed double rations. No more than one officer can be entitled to double rations at the same station. ..."

3. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1863)
"That the commissioned officers aforesaid shall bo entitled to receive, for their daily subsistence, the following number of rations of provisions, ..."

4. The South Carolina Historical Magazine by South Carolina Historical Society (1906)
"6 rations To aa Quarter master Gen1 ................ 6 rations To a Lieu'. Colonel . ... 3 rations Sets1. Major Dram and fife Majors» Serf. Corp*. ..."

5. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"... and two ounces of heef or pork, in addition to each of the rations, and half a pint of salt, in addition to every hundred of their rations. SEC. 12. ..."

6. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1868)
"I desire you to get up the Charleston expedition ordered for to-morrow, to start to-night, talking two days' rations with them. You will accompany them to ..."

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