licensed victualer


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Licensed \Li"censed\ (l[imac]"senst), a.
   Having a license; permitted or authorized by license; as, a
   licensed victualer; a licensed traffic.

   Syn: accredited, commissioned, licenced.
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   Licensed victualer, one who has a license to keep an inn or
      eating house; esp., a victualer who has a license to sell
      intoxicating liquors.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Victualer \Vict"ual*er\ (v[i^]t"'l*[~e]r), n. [F. victuailleur.]
   [Written also victualler.]
   1. One who furnishes victuals.
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   2. One who keeps a house of entertainment; a tavern keeper;
      an innkeeper. --Shak.
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   3. A vessel employed to carry provisions, usually for
      military or naval use; a provision ship.
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   4. One who deals in grain; a corn factor. [Scot.]
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   Licensed victualer. See under Licensed.
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