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victualer

[vit-l-er]
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noun
  1. a person who furnishes victuals, especially a sutler.
  2. a supply ship.
  3. Also called licensed victualer. British. the keeper of an inn or tavern, especially one licensed to sell liquor.
Also especially British, vict·ual·ler.

Origin of victualer

1350–1400; Middle English vitailler < Anglo-French; Middle French vitail(l)ier. See victual, -er2
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