[ adjective ] distributed equitably in limited individual portions


"got along as best we could on rationed meat and sugar"

Used in print

(Marvin Schiller, "The Sheep's in the Meadow,"...)

Times_Square , when I ascended to_it with my fellow subway travellers ( all dressed as if for a huge wedding in a family of which we were all distant members ) , was nearly impassable , the sidewalks swarming_with celebrants , with bundled_up sailors and soldiers already hugging their girls and their rationed bottles of whiskey .

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