But the victuals as are waited for do have a better flavour to them nor those which be ate straight from the pot like.
I took him to Barnet the other day; and he couldn't eat his victuals after it.
I'll find you in victuals to the end, if you are telling me the truth.
Why didn't you say—why, it's as good as a meal o' victuals to hear you speak.
His mind was too full of other things to trouble himself about the quality of his victuals.
He opened the door, took in these victuals and locked himself in again.
We shall see, when the time comes, whether these changes increasing or decreasing the victuals have determined the sex.
They suffered for victuals, clothes, and every other conveniency.
My dear madam, I shall scarcely care to look at any slice of victuals until one o'clock on Sunday, by reason of looking forward.
Somebody must know how to cook, and I like to have victuals taste good.
c.1300, vitaylle (singular), from Anglo-French and Old French vitaille, from Late Latin victualia "provisions," noun use of plural of victualis "of nourishment," from victus "livelihood, food, sustenance," from root of vivere "to live" (see vital). Spelling altered early 16c. to conform with Latin, but pronunciation remains "vittles."