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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. [1913 Webster] 2. One who keeps a house of entertainment; a tavern keeper; an innkeeper. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A vessel employed to carry provisions, usually for military or naval use; a provision ship. [1913 Webster] 4. One who deals in grain; a corn factor. [Scot.] [1913 Webster] Licensed victualer. See under Licensed. [1913 Webster]