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victual (n.)

c. 1300; see victuals.

victual (v.)

mid-14c., "to stock or supply (a ship, garrison, etc.) with provisions to last for some time," from Anglo-French or Old French vitaillier (12c.), from vitaille (see victuals). Related: Victualed; victualing; Victualer; victualler.

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Definitions of victual
1
victual (v.)
supply with food;
The population was victualed during the war
victual (v.)
lay in provisions;
The vessel victualled before the long voyage
victual (v.)
take in nourishment;
2
victual (n.)
any substance that can be used as food;
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