Pur*vey"or (?), n. [OE. porveour, OF. pourveor, F. pourvoyeur. See Purvey, and cf. Proveditor.]
One who provides victuals, or whose business is to make provision for the table; a victualer; a caterer.
An officer who formerly provided, or exacted provision, for the king's household.
a procurer; a pimp; a bawd.
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