1944C.R. PranceUnder Blue Roof 107Kafirs, fear-spurred at last to energy, ran to and fro with the milk-pails, their rations, and embers to start their fire.
1958A. JacksonTrader on Veld 45The average labourer’s pay was ten to twenty shillings cash per month, or in lieu thereof, one or two sheep or goats, plus a fixed quantity of rations.
1961D. RookeLover for Estelle 105The servants were waiting at the back door for their rations...Each servant got a basinful of mealie meal, a double handful of broad beans and two tablespoonsful of dripping every night; and as much skim milk as they wanted.
1973Weekend Post 27 Oct. 17The average annual payment, including rations, is R67 a servant.
1980J. CockMaids & Madams 34A number of workers, 18 percent, received the same food as their employers, but the majority, 80 percent, received ‘servants’ rations’ and one received both.
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