victual (n.) Old form(s): victuall, victualles, vituals
(usually plural) provisions, supplies, food and drink
Cym III.vii.13[Belarius to Guiderius and Arviragus, of disguised Innogen] it eats our victuals
E3 IV.ii.21[First Poor Man to Derby] The captain of the town hath thrust us forth, / That so expense of victuals may be saved
E3 IV.ii.4[King Edward to Derby, of Calais] neither victuals nor supply of men / May come to succour this accursed town
MA I.i.46[Beatrice to Messenger, of Benedick] You had musty victual, and he hath holp to eat it
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