Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To supply with fresh provisions.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To victual again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To victual again; furnish again with provisions.
  • To renew one's stock of provisions.

Etymologies

From re- + victual. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Native Americans present at the origination of modern land titles at the root of all deeds in Manhattan today thought they were renting the island to people who intended to stay a season to revictual their ships and leave.

    D.C. Rental Boom a Bust? - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Republicans, to touch up the Bonapartists a bit, and revictual the

    The Magic Skin

  • She was a screw propeller of eight hundred tons, a fast sailer, and the very vessel that had been sent out to the polar regions, to revictual the last expedition of Sir James Ross.

    Five Weeks in a Balloon

  • During the middle third the fleet could hug the coast and put in to revictual in places like Croton and Tarentum and Brundisium, where the tale would be that they were going to put down trouble in Asia Minor — a tale the troops themselves had been given to believe.

    The Grass Crown

  • To demonstrate to the Italians that Rome can operate behind enemy lines and take the fruits of Italian soil to revictual places like Aesernia.

    The Grass Crown

  • Czech, and Russian manufacture, English Bedfords and American GMC's captured during the summer, agricultural tractors towing carts and limbers — pressed into service by the resourceful Colonel Finkh — waited with three thousand tons of supplies which were to be run through the corridor to revictual the 6th Army.

    Barbarossa

  • They point out that the troops were not sent to fight, but only to revictual a besieged place, and that the King's orders were that, if attacked, "they were to retreat at a walk, and if they were pressed, go from a walk to a trot, and from a trot to a gallop, for they were to risk nothing."

    Bayard: the Good Knight Without Fear and Without Reproach

  • All went well to begin with, as he managed to intercept and to capture a convoy of Spanish ships sent to revictual the place, and had he been content to wait he might have counted with certainty on reducing the garrison by starvation, as it depended on this very convoy for its supplies.

    Sea-Wolves of the Mediterranean

  • The first-fruits of these green fields were now ripe, and "sufficient to revictual the whole fleet with provisions and fruits."

    On the Spanish Main Or, Some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien.

  • A committee has been formed to revictual the town, and is working night and day.

    A Journal From Our Legation in Belgium

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