Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. alouen, OF. alouer, aloer, aluer, F. allouer, fr. LL. allocare, to admit as proved, to place, use; confused with OF. aloer, fr. L. allaudare, to extol; ad, + laudare, to praise. See Local, and cf. Allocate Laud
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. alouer, to grant—L. ad, to, and locāre, to place.—Allow, in the sense of approve or sanction, as used in B. and by old writers, has its root in L. allaudāre—ad-, and laudāre, to praise.
Allowance had to be made for the representations, as we now make allowances for Bible stories and Shakespeare.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
On one occasion alone had he ever allowed any of his underlings into it.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
It is only allowing one's self to collapse.
"Floyd Grandon's Honor" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
Not until then would Rochford allow the crew to help him on board.
"In the Wilds of Florida" by W.H.G. Kingston
And will you allow me to speak with great candor?
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
Why, I wouldn't even allow my father to select a yachting-cap for me, much less a husband.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
She had accepted her fate, and had never allowed the name of John Gordon to pass her lips.
"An Old Man's Love" by Anthony Trollope
The fumes should be allowed to escape into the outer air.
"Elements of Plumbing" by Samuel Dibble
The manufacturers refused; they were having a big harvest, and did not mean to allow the weavers to have a share in it.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
He allowed it to go to her, and she read it before she answered him.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
To bygone days
Will not allow me to forget.
"To" by Ki no Tsurayuki
Love will not allow
Another friend beside us ; —
But Friendship serves to show
Other stars to guide us.
"Friendship and Love" by Mary Anne Browne
And will never allow me to blarney
My way of getting
The fame and the girl and the money
All at one sitting.
"Toads" by Philip Larkin
Fated to ills beyond redress,
We must endure our woe;
The days allowed us to possess,
'Tis madness to forego.
"Written In A Quarrel" by William Cowper
One! One! One! art Thou,
Judge and King and God alone:
Thee we worship, and allow
None to share Thy glory—none!
"God is One" by John Bowring
'Before you had those timber toes
Your love I did allow;
But then, you know, you stand upon
Another footing now.'
"Faithless Nelly Gray" by Thomas Hood
The software giant and its security partners say they have made progress in building links that allow third-party applications to interact more closely with Vista's PatchGuard kernel protection technology.
There aren't too many scholars who truly appreciate the magnificence of apostrophes and what they allow you to do in speaking and writing English.
A young Syrian girl wiped her tears after not being allowed entry to Turkey last month.
A feisty and combative President Obama made clear today he will not allow Republican challenges to his foreign policy record to go unanswered.
From the whole Envirothon team, we would like to thank all of our sponsors that allowed us to compete amongst 48 other teams in the National Envirothon Competition in Amherst, Mass.
Arsenic levels allowed in apple juice may be too high, but even the consumer groups that are most concerned can't agree on the right levels.
Tolco's Ribbon Applicator tip allows users to dispense the proper amount of polishes, waxes, cream cleaners, adhesives and more.
Their superior design features stiffer applicator heads in 3 sizes that allow for scrubbing, reliable fibers that resist the harshest dental materials, and a stronger bendable portion.
With the Massachusetts Legislature approving a bill today that would allow an interim senator to fill the seat vacated by the death of US Senator Edward M Kennedy, all eyes are turning to Governor Deval Patrick.
He also recently helped start a new program that allows residents to apply for their homestead exemption online via the county appraiser 's website.
What you plant, how you plant it, how long you are allowed to leave it there and even whether you can plant anything at all are determined by cemetery rules.
All board members should be held to an appropriate behavioral standard — not allowed to be junior high bullies in public office.
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Edgartown allows two new sites for pond aquaculture .
It comes in the form of proposed federal legislation that would allow seafood farming in federal waters.
For example, in the inverted light experiments, Stratton used a device that allowed for incoming light to only one eye while the other eye was covered. Ewert(cid:213)s device was lightweight but allowed for a limited visual field.
Combining Research Methods and Results from Psychology and Physics in the Investigation of Quantum Mechanics
After making one of these allowable folds, we can in O(n) time update the value of x for each crease, and hence maintain the collection of allowable folds in linear time.
When Can You Fold a Map?
Substituting Eq.(25) into Eq.(26), we can explicitly perform the sum over n which allows us to complete the integral over ω yielding a Dirac δ -function with argument (τ − y/(s + γ )(1 + q)), which in turn allows us to trivially perform the integral over y .
Sign-time distribution for a random walker with a drifting boundary
The set of data is obtained through a computer instruction that allows to trace the route from one terminal to any allowed address in the Internet domain.
Growing dynamics of Internet providers
It allows us to “remove” ﬁxed lozenges but there’s more: it also allows us to deﬁne disjoint sub-domains which can be tiled independently (see Section 5.3), so that the lattice of the tilings of D can be obtained by computing a product of smaller, simpler lattices (see Section 5.4).
An algorithm to generate exactly once every tiling with lozenges of a domain