Victual

Definition of Victual

Vict´ual   Pronunciation: vĭt´'l
n.1.Food; - now used chiefly in the plural. See Victuals.
He was not able to keep that place three days for lack of victual.
- Knolles.
There came a fair-hair'd youth, that in his hand
Bare victual for the mowers.
- Tennyson.
Short allowance of victual.
- Longfellow.
2.Grain of any kind.
v. t.1.To supply with provisions for subsistence; to provide with food; to store with sustenance; as, to victual an army; to victual a ship.
[imp. & p. p. Victualed (vĭt"'ld) or Victualled; p. pr. & vb. n. Victualing or Victualling.]
I must go victual Orleans forthwith.
- Shak.

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comestible, eatable, edible, furnish, pabulum, provide, provisioner, render, supply, sutler, victualer, victualler, victuals
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