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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Lack of provisions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Want of provisions; �ack of food.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Want of provision; lack of food.

Etymologies

From dis- +‎ purveyance. (Wiktionary)

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