1) As a noun this refers to a share or portion of land in the town fields, whether arable, meadow or pasture.
1315 the dolys of Kerlynghow, Batley
1428 in lez doles between Helme Cope and Robukhey, Meltham
1500 that all the tenants make the hedge … at their dooles … under pain of iiijd a dole, Dalton. The number of doles held by a tenant could be linked to obligations: 1572 every oxgange … to uphold of the corne mylndame at Honlay in Lengthe 3 yeardes Lakking 3 fynger breds And the doolys do begyn thus as foloweth …
1681 repaire the dole of Cawsey in the High Streete, Tong. Examples of ‘dole’ as a verb include: 1597 measured, dowled and staked out, Skerne
1656 a peece of ground as it is now dowled and sett out, Danby.