Victualling
Victual Vict"ual, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Victualed}or {Victualled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Victualing} or {Victualling}.] To supply with provisions for subsistence; to provide with food; to store with sustenance; as, to victual an army; to victual a ship. [1913 Webster]

I must go victual Orleans forthwith. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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