Licensed victualer
Licensed Li"censed (l[imac]"senst), a. Having a license; permitted or authorized by license; as, a licensed victualer; a licensed traffic.

Syn: accredited, commissioned, licenced. [1913 Webster]

{Licensed victualer}, one who has a license to keep an inn or eating house; esp., a victualer who has a license to sell intoxicating liquors. [1913 Webster]


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  • Licensed victualer — Victualer Vict ual*er, n. [F. victuailleur.] [Written also {victualler}.] 1. One who furnishes victuals. [1913 Webster] 2. One who keeps a house of entertainment; a tavern keeper; an innkeeper. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A vessel employed to carry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Licensed — Li censed (l[imac] senst), a. Having a license; permitted or authorized by license; as, a licensed victualer; a licensed traffic. Syn: accredited, commissioned, licenced. [1913 Webster] {Licensed victualer}, one who has a license to keep an inn… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Victualer — Vict ual*er, n. [F. victuailleur.] [Written also {victualler}.] 1. One who furnishes victuals. [1913 Webster] 2. One who keeps a house of entertainment; a tavern keeper; an innkeeper. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A vessel employed to carry provisions …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • victualer — /vit l euhr/, n. 1. a person who furnishes victuals, esp. a sutler. 2. a supply ship. 3. Also called licensed victualer. Brit. the keeper of an inn or tavern, esp. one licensed to sell liquor. Also, esp. Brit., victualler. [1350 1400; ME… …   Universalium

  • victualler — Victualer Vict ual*er, n. [F. victuailleur.] [Written also {victualler}.] 1. One who furnishes victuals. [1913 Webster] 2. One who keeps a house of entertainment; a tavern keeper; an innkeeper. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. A vessel employed to carry… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Earl Shilton — Infobox UK place official name= Earl Shilton country = England os grid reference= SP472980 latitude= 52.57777 longitude= 1.30491 map type= Leicestershire civil parish= population = shire district= Hinckley and Bosworth shire county=… …   Wikipedia

  • victualler — n. (US victualer) 1 a a person etc. who supplies victuals. b (in full licensed victualler) Brit. a publican etc. licensed to sell alcoholic liquor. 2 a ship carrying stores for other ships. Etymology: ME f. OF vitaill(i)er, vitaillour (as… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sutler — A sutler or victualer is a civilian who sells provisions to an army in the field, in camp or in quarters. The word, like numerous other naval and military terms, came into English from Dutch, where it appears as soetelaar or zoetelaar . It meant… …   Wikipedia

  • victualler — [ vɪt(ə)lə] (US victualer) noun 1》 Brit. a person who is licensed to sell alcohol. 2》 dated a person providing or selling food or other provisions.     ↘a ship providing supplies for troops or other ships …   English new terms dictionary

  • victualler — /ˈvɪtələ/ (say vituhluh), /ˈvɪtlə/ (say vitluh) noun 1. someone who furnishes victuals or provisions; a sutler. 2. a supply ship. 3. a licensed victualler. Also, US, victualer …   Australian English dictionary

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