noun see victualler

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  • 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 — index supplier Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • victualer — or victualler [vit′ lər] n. [ME vittailler < MFr vitailleur] 1. Historical a) a person who supplied victuals, as to an army b) a supply ship 2. Brit. an innkeeper …   English World dictionary

  • 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

  • victualer — noun (A supplier of victuals or provisions) …   Wiktionary

  • victualer —  A provider of food and drink; pronouned vittler …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • victualer — vict·ual·er || vɪtlÉ™(r) n. one who supplies with food; owner of inn; supply carrying ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • victualer — vict·ual·er …   English syllables

  • victualer — vict•ual•er [[t]ˈvɪt l ər[/t]] n. 1) a person who furnishes victuals 2) a supply ship 3) brit. an innkeeper Also, esp. brit. vict′ual•ler …   From formal English to slang

  • victualer — One who serves food or drink for consumption on the premises. Friend v Childs Dining Hall Co. 231 Mass 65, 120 NE 407, 5 ALR 1100 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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