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Pronunciation : Vict"ual
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 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.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Vict"ual
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: 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.

t. [imp. & p. p. Victualed or Victualled; p. pr. & vb. n. Victualing or Victualling.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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