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  • n. Plural form of victualler.


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  • Christian men; and believing, moreover, that the publicans coupled with sinners in Holy Writ were veritable licensed victuallers; was far from being favourably disposed towards her visitor.

    Barnaby Rudge

  • Thus the grand victuallers were ashamed in the one case not to share in the common stock, and in the other not to throw in their supplies also. 419


  • If there is such regulation, it is binding and victuallers and other tradesmen may not, without sinning, raise the price above the legal minimum.46

    Corporation Christendom Part Two

  • Dr. McDonald reminded the Captain — and astonished the rest of us — by reporting that Goldner's bid was only half that of the other three (Much Better Known) victuallers.

    The Terror

  • Well, we victuallers must not disoblige the excisemen.

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • As we do not disdain to borrow wit or wisdom from any man who is capable of lending us either, we have condescended to take a hint from these honest victuallers, and shall prefix not only a general bill of fare to our whole entertainment, but shall likewise give the reader particular bills to every course which is to be served up in this and the ensuing volumes.

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • Besides the vessels of war, there were a hundred and seventy sail of smaller double canoes, which seemed to be designed for transports and victuallers.

    Narrative of the Voyages Round The World, Performed by Captain James Cook

  • I enjoyed this beauty, but, on the other hand, I had lost in my sleep, however brief, a good number of the cries which render perceptible to us the peripatetic life of the tradesmen, the victuallers of Paris.

    The Captive

  • Richard what he would command him, being but one of the victuallers, and of small force: Sir Richard bid him saue himselfe, and leaue him to his fortune.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Ralegh, commanded by Captaine Thin, were victuallers, and of small force or none.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation


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