victualler

  • 1 victualler — (US victualer) ► NOUN 1) Brit. a person who is licensed to sell alcoholic liquor. 2) dated a person providing or selling food or other provisions …

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  • 2 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

  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 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… …

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  • 5 victualler — or victualer noun Date: 1514 1. one that provisions an army, a navy, or a ship with food 2. the keeper of a restaurant or tavern 3. an army or navy provision ship …

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  • 6 victualler — noun /ˈvɪtlə(ɹ)/ a) A supplier of victuals or supplies to an army. b) An innkeeper. Syn: provisioner, sutler, provider, innkeeper, supplier, ho …

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  • 7 victualler — vict·ual·ler || vɪtlÉ™(r) n. one who supplies with food; owner of inn; supply carrying ship …

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  • 8 victualler —    obsolete the keeper of a brothel    He provided the meat1:     Falstaff... suffering flesh to be eaten in thy house contrary to the law; for the which I think thou wilt howl. Hostess All victuallers do so. (Shakespeare, 2 Henry IV note the two …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 9 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 …

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  • 10 victualler — n. 1. Tavern keeper, inn keeper, publican. 2. Provision ship. 3. [Scotch.] Corn factor …

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  • 11 victualler — vict·ual·ler …

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  • 12 victualler — /vit(a)lar/ In English law, a person authorized by law to keep a house of entertainment for the public; a publican. One who serves food or drink prepared for consumption on the premises …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 licensed victualler — noun A person licensed to sell food and esp alcoholic drink, for consumption on the premises, a publican • • • Main Entry: ↑licence licensed victualler see under ↑licence • • • Main Entry: ↑victual * * * ˌlicensed ˈvictualler 7 [l …

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  • 14 licensed victualler — /laɪsənst ˈvɪtlə/ (say luysuhnst vitluh) noun a publican licensed to sell wines and spirits, etc. Also, victualler …

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  • 15 licenced victualler — noun A person who has a licence to sell alcoholic liquor either on or off the premises; a publican …

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  • 16 licensed victualler — noun (C) BrE technical an owner of a shop or pub who is allowed to sell alcoholic drink …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 Landlord — is the owner of a house, apartment, condominium, or real estate which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant (also a lessee or renter ). When a juristic person is in this position the term landlord is used. Other …

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  • 18 victualer — noun 1. an innkeeper (especially British) • Syn: ↑victualler • Derivationally related forms: ↑victual (for: ↑victualler), ↑victual • Regions: ↑ …

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  • 19 Obadiah Poundage — was the pen name of a London brewer of the 18th century who published a letter in the London Chronicle on November 4, 1760 arguing for a rise in the price of beer. The letter was reprinted in various journals, including the Gentleman s Magazine… …

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  • 20 Cover charge — Club bouncers are sometimes responsible for collecting a cover charge. At bars and nightclubs, or restaurants with live entertainment a flat fee for entry, sometimes known as a cover charge[citation needed], is made, in addition to payment for… …

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