Rations sentence examples

  • If he stole the seed, rations or fodder, the Code enacted that his fingers should be cut off.

  • Here come your groceries, country; your rations, countrymen!

  • I will offer them monthly rations and housing at our Moscow estate.

  • Now both are encouraged, and the men, receiving their full rations, are unsurpassable in endurance at work and in marching.

  • They can endure exposure without much apparent inconvenience; and though the nature of the food they use is such that they cannot stand absolute privation for any considerable length of time, they can exist for long periods on starvation rations, if eked out with weak soup or buttered tea, which is drunk at frequent intervals.

  • had been crowded with wounded from the first, and now, owing to the persistent wet weather, smallpox and dysentery became epidemic. Towards the close of September rations had to be reduced, and the troops began slaughtering the cavalry horses for food.

  • It was therefore only made possible at all by reducing the rations of the fighting men to a minimum and by undertaking the risks of changing the line of communication three times.

  • There were, in 1907, 76 buildings for schools and 47,968 pupils, while in the evening and holiday classes there were 10,724 older pupils; 2,109,920 free rations and 215,135 paid rations were distributed to 16,526 pupils, and douches were supplied.

  • per annum for all services, and the liberal scale of rations of meat, bread and rice remains as before in theory, but in practice the value of pay and food.

  • They lived surrounded by multitudes of semi-servile coloni, or farmers, bound to the soil, of actual slaves, and of buccelarei, who were free swordsmen to whom they gave rations (buccelatwm, soldiers bread, or buccella, a portion).

  • "Clothes, rations, gear," Megan said with a toss of her hand down the hall toward several other open double doors.

  • I authorized the dispersal of two tons of water and twenty cases of rations from the emergency site in Raleigh along with hazmat drivers and twelve vehicles.

  • the ministry of war and of marine; and in the latter capacity he effected some salutary reforms, such as the improvement of rations in the navy and the abolition of flogging.

  • The landlord found land, labour, oxen for ploughing and working the wateringmachines, carting, threshing or other implements, seed corn, rations for the workmen and fodder for the cattle.

  • A force of 100 Hausa, with three white men (Captain Bishop, Mr Ralph and Dr Hay), was left behind in Kumasi fort with rations to last three weeks.

  • To succeed, it was essential that the fellah should be taught that discipline might be strict without being oppressive, that pay and rations would be fairly distributed, that brutal usage by superiors would be checked, that complaints would be thoroughly investigated, and impartial justice meted out to soldiers of all ranks.

  • The word praebenda originally signified the daily rations given to soldiers, whence it passed to indicate daily distributions of food and drink to monks, canons, &c. It became a frequent custom to grant such a prebend from the resources of a monastery to certain poor people or to the founder.

  • go where the rations are.

  • haversack rations for shift workers.

  • meager rations.

  • Each sea otter was given rations of lobsters costing $ 500 per day.

  • Rations give you a tremendous amount of stamina when eaten, so they're pretty rare.

  • In 1747, he gave some crew members aboard a sailing ship two oranges and a lemon to eat each day while the rest of the crew maintained their typical rations.

  • The P38 was designed to open military rations and was named such since it was believed that a can of rations took 38 punctures to open.

  • The P38 is no longer being used for individual rations since canned rations have been replaced by different versions.

  • However, if the US issues tray rations to the troops, a P38 is still often included.

  • Other than for military rations, the P38 can be used for other reasons.

  • But repeated or sustained use could cause serious harm as the body is plunged into and out of starvation rations, bouncing weight up and down like any other yo-yo diet, and straining the body's systems to run on far too little fuel.

  • Haversack - A pack made of cotton often used to carry rations.

  • They were held closed with a button top flap, but because they weren't waterproofed, grease from rations often soaked through them and stained the soldier's trousers.

  • A belt would hold anything such as a canteen, cartridges, caps, rations and a blanket roll.

  • Visitors can cater rations from the ship (boxed lunch meals) or enjoy the barbecue with fruit, vegetables, dessert and an array of meats.

  • The detainees were fed starvation rations once a day, with little time to eat.

  • This was at the rate of a dinar per feddan, of which the proceeds were used in the first place for the pay of the troops and their families, with about half the amount in kind for the rations of the army.

  • than the outward so as to avoid the great ups and downs, and the travellers pushed on in frequent bad weather on short rations supplemented by the flesh of the dogs.

  • The troops were dissatisfied, and, being kept without pay and on short rations, took to plundering.

  • More than 3,000,000 rations, generally cooked, were at one time distributed, but no exertions could altogether avert death in a country where the usual machinery for carrying, distributing and preparing food was almost entirely wanting.

  • Of these tribes, the Nez Perce and Ceeur d'Alene were self-supporting; the other tribes were in 1900 dependent upon the United States government for 30% of their rations.

  • You'd never see Janet on a TV quiz show yet the woman showed up for work, most of the time, complained infrequently, and, except for mandatory cigarette breaks, worked like a sled dog on short rations.

  • Soldiers dressed in PMF grays and others in the fed's black uniforms began unloading the transport, tossing cases of rations to the ground.

  • The concentrated balancers are generally pellet rations that can be fed on their own or as a " top-up " to the concentrate ration.

  • dwindle rations out the dwindling tinny supply in a non stopping fashion!

  • At least 60% of the dry matter in daily rations is to consist of roughage, fresh or dried fodder, or silage.

  • ovine material in pig rations.

  • The ruminant feed ban prohibited the inclusion of ruminant protein in ruminant rations.

  • starvation rations once a day, with little time to eat.

  • strangled cry as the slave brought the meager rations into the cell.

  • The work of the bureau may be classified as follows: (1) distributing rations and medical supplies among the blacks; (2) establishing schools for them and aiding benevolent societies to establish schools and churches; (3) regulating labour and contracts; (4) taking charge of confiscated lands; and (5) administering justice in cases in which blacks were concerned.

  • On Oct_ 28 Granite Harbour was reached and stores left there by Griffith Taylor allowed of full rations of good food for the first time for nine months.

  • Well over half the population, 14-16 million people, already depend on food rations distributed under the UN 's Oil for Food program.

  • He clutched at his chest and gave a strangled cry as the slave brought the meager rations into the cell.

  • Those types of wood provide superb strength-to-weight rations.

  • Add a feline multi-vitamin to their rations, and they'll have everything they need.

  • When your stamina is running low (and thus your health is dropping), you can eat various animals and vegetation as well as your trusty rations.

  • rations distributed under the UN's Oil for Food program.

  • The general health of the men was not helped by the meager rations that they were allocated.

  • The effect of this Decision was to ban the inclusion of gelatine in ruminant rations.

  • For the lean ones, status quo implies impotence, exile, meager rations.

  • The Department of Defense has begun flying in the first of over a million humanitarian daily rations to be sent to the region.

  • In the large well beneath, accessed by a staircase, the station stored some of its bulk emergency rations.

  • I would accept nothing, not even bread rations, from the hands stained with the blood of the brave Kronstadt sailors.

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