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Verb (usu participle), Verb (intransitive)


  •  Food; -- now used chiefly in the plural. See Victuals.  2 Chron. xi. 23. Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "He was not able to keep that place three days for lack of victual."  [1913 Webster]
    "There came a fair-hair'd youth, that in his hand
    Bare victual for the mowers.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Short allowance of victual."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Grain of any kind.  Jamieson.  [1913 Webster]
victualv. t. 
     To supply with provisions for subsistence; to provide with food; to store with sustenance; as, to victual an army; to victual a ship.  [1913 Webster]
    "I must go victual Orleans forthwith."  [1913 Webster]


victual, n. & v.
--n. (usu. in pl.) food, provisions, esp. as prepared for use.
--v. (victualled, victualling; US victualed, victualing)
1 tr. supply with victuals.
2 intr. obtain stores.
3 intr. eat victuals.

victualless adj.
ME f. OF vitaille f. LL victualia, neut. pl. of L victualis f. victus food, rel. to vivere live




VB provide, make provision, make due provision for, lay in, lay in a stock, lay in a store, supply, suppeditate, furnish, find, find one in, arm, cater, victual, provision, purvey, forage, beat up for, stock, stock with, make good, replenish, fill, fill up, recruit, feed, have in store, have in reserve, keep, keep by one, keep on foot, keep on hand, have to fall back upon, store, provide against a rainy day.

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