Vict"ual (?), n.

1.

Food; -- now used chiefly in the plural. See Victuals.

2 Chron. xi. 23. Shak.

He was not able to keep that place three days for lack of victual.

Knolles.

There came a fair-hair'd youth, that in his hand Bare victual for the movers. Tennyson.

Short allowance of victual. Longfellow.

2.

Grain of any kind.

[Scot.]

Jamieson.

 

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Vict"ual (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Victualed (?) 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.

I must go victual Orleans forthwith. Shak.

 

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