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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of victual.


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  • Then they were "victualled" -- if not to full rations, at least with stores calculated to last them for some time.

    The Ocean Waifs A Story of Adventure on Land and Sea

  • Besides these preparations against thirst, there was a goodly diet-loaf, or sweet cake; so that, with such auxiliaries, the apartment seemed victualled against a siege of two or three days.

    The Bride of Lammermoor

  • “I should have thought,” replied his lordship, “that your garrison was victualled for three days at least.”

    A Legend of Montrose

  • Look, therefore, at this English army, winter is approaching, where are they to be lodged? how are they to be victualled? by whom are they to be paid?

    Anne of Geierstein

  • And then we shall not be sorry because we cannot get a Gairfowl to stuff, much less find gairfowl enough to drive them into stone pens and slaughter them, as the old Norsemen did, or drive them on board along a plank till the ship was victualled with them, as the old English and French rovers used to do, of whom dear old Hakluyt tells: but we shall remember what Mr. Tennyson says: how

    The Water Babies

  • Medina Sidonia, with some five-and twenty of the soundest and best victualled ships, will lead the way, and leave the rest to their fate.

    Westward Ho!

  • Immediately upon his return the generals manned and victualled sixty ships out of the whole fleet and coasted along to Naxos, leaving the rest of the armament behind them at Rhegium with one of their number.

    The History of the Peloponnesian War

  • Tom Clarke, in particular, protested, with tears in his eyes, that it gave him unspeakable joy; and his tears trickled the faster, when Crowe, with an arch look, signified, that now he was pretty well victualled for life, he had some thoughts of embarking on the voyage of matrimony.

    The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

  • In descanting upon the particulars of the armament, he observed that they had twenty ships of the line ready manned and victualled at

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • This old tower may hold them play a bit, if it were but victualled and garrisoned, and it commands the pass between the high and low countries. —

    Old Mortality


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