victual


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Victual \Vict"ual\ (v[i^]t"'l), n.
   1. Food; -- now used chiefly in the plural. See Victuals.
      --2 Chron. xi. 23. Shak.
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            He was not able to keep that place three days for
            lack of victual.                      --Knolles.
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            There came a fair-hair'd youth, that in his hand
            Bare victual for the mowers.          --Tennyson.
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            Short allowance of victual.           --Longfellow.
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   2. Grain of any kind. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Victual \Vict"ual\ (v[i^]t"'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Victualed
   (v[i^]t"'ld) or Victualled; p. pr. & vb. n. Victualing or
   Victualling.]
   To supply with provisions for subsistence; to provide with
   food; to store with sustenance; as, to victual an army; to
   victual a ship.
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         I must go victual Orleans forthwith.     --Shak.
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