- victuals, food supplies; provisions.
- food or provisions for human beings.
- to supply with victuals.
- to take or obtain victuals.
- Archaic. to eat or feed.
Origin of victual
Examples from the Web for revictualling
Historical Examples of revictualling
The ship was not yet clear of the confusion of her hurried refitting and revictualling.Kilgorman
Talbot Baines Reed
Victualling of cities before, and their revictualling after, investment.The Rise of Rail-Power in War and Conquest, 1833-1914
Edwin A. Pratt
Like our colonising powers, it has its ports of call, its revictualling stations.The Forerunners
The question of the revictualling is the most important one of the moment.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris
They fled in all directions upon the Mincio, where Wurmser himself, meanwhile, had been employed in revictualling Mantua.The History of Napoleon Buonaparte
John Gibson Lockhart
- to supply with or obtain victuals
- (intr) rare (esp of animals) to partake of victuals
Word Origin for victual
c.1300; see victuals.
c.1300, from Anglo-French or Old French vitailler, from vitaille (see victuals). Related: Victualed; victualing.