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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Al·lot·ment n.
 1. The act of allotting; assignment.
 2. That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or by the act of God; anything set apart for a special use or to a distinct party.
    The alloments of God and nature.   --L'Estrange.
    A vineyard and an allotment for olives and herbs.   --Broome.
 3. law The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.
 Cottage allotment, an allotment of a small portion of land to a country laborer for garden cultivation. [Eng.]
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cot·tage n.  A small house; a cot; a hut.
 Note:The term was formerly limited to a habitation for the poor, but is now applied to any small tasteful dwelling; and at places of summer resort, to any residence or lodging house of rustic architecture, irrespective of size.
 Cottage allotment. See under Alloment. [Eng.]
 Cottage cheese, the thick part of clabbered milk strained, salted, and pressed into a ball.