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Distributioun, -ucioun(e, n. [ME. distribucion (Wyclif), e.m.E. -ution, OF. -ucion, -ution, L. distribūtio.] Distribution. In-to distribucioune Of goodes gotten in the toune; Troy-bk. ii. 1193.
In distribucioun of wagis in collegis is nocht gevin bot to thame that resydis; Hay I. 146/15.
He sall nocht tyne his distribuciouns cotidianis; Ib. 152/18.
The lipper folk to Cresseid than can draw, To se the equall distributio[u]n Of the almous; Henr. Test. Cress. 527.
Equale distributioun Makis thame content that hes ressoun; Dunb. lvi. 3.
The small pepill refusit this distributioun [of land]; Bell. Livy II. 181/26.

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