noun, verb (used with or without object)
Origin of vittle
verb (used with object), vict·ualed, vict·ual·ing or (especially British) vict·ualled, vict·ual·ling.
verb (used without object), vict·ualed, vict·ual·ing or (especially British) vict·ualled, vict·ual·ling.
Origin of victual
Related Words for vittleschow, eats, fare, groceries, grub, larder, meal, nourishment, provender, provisions, snack, viands, victuals, foodstuff, eatables, edibles, goodies, refreshments
Examples from the Web for vittles
Historical Examples of vittles
The Lawd will pahvide whethah it's a burnt offerin' or a meal's vittles.The Little Colonel
Annie Fellows Johnston
He fixed it so as we could both go in with aperns on and toting vittles.Tom Sawyer, Detective
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
You've got to have vittles and clothes, even in Trumet, and a place to put your head in nights.Keziah Coffin
Joseph C. Lincoln
They're like empty nail-kags, and they'll eat a lot of vittles and we've got the money to pay!Blow The Man Down
If any bear steals my vittles he's goin' t' git cuffed bard.'Eben Holden
verb -uals, -ualling or -ualled or US -uals, -ualing or -ualed
Word Origin for victual
c.1300; see victuals.
c.1300, from Anglo-French or Old French vitailler, from vitaille (see victuals). Related: Victualed; victualing.