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  • noun colloquial, plurale tantum Food; edible provisions.
  • noun archaic Plural form of vittle.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of vittle.


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  • A bullet that will penetrate the animal leaving a good wound channel through vitals will result in vittles every time.

    The .338 for Deer, and Other Bad Craziness 2008

  • I ain't goin 't'the bother o' luggin 'vittles from the kitchen to watch you let 'em go cold.

    Excerpt: Lord Brocktree by Brian Jacques 2000

  • Quite naturally, in my wanderings of nine months there were moments when my thoughts dwelt upon such material things as "vittles," and it was instructive to compare the various kinds of food served on a dozen ships, a score of hotels, and a hundred camps.

    In Africa Hunting Adventures in the Big Game Country John T. McCutcheon 1909

  • Yer see, Mr. Sawyer, we're poor, an 'it's no use tryin' to cover it up, an 'I can't give Arthur the kind of vittles he ought to have.

    Further Adventures of Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason Corner Folks Charles Felton Pidgin 1883

  • Josh Catone: UrbanSpoon has helped me find tasty vittles on more than one occasion, and Dictionary. com's iPhone app has helped me make sure I am using fun words like "vittles" correctly.

    Random feeds from 2009

  • Roberts meant a lot to a vast audience of Pentecostals, those believers ridiculed - by atheists, agnostics and mainstream religions alike - as backwater snake charmers, poor, uneducated serfs lucky to scrape up enough money to pay the rent on the shack and procure "vittles" for Sunday dinner. 2009

  • You certainly know it's a quaint country town, too, because the station master has mutton chops and immediately complains about a disagreement over the tea room, and because every sound effect is a duck quacking or the butcher's preferred refrain ( "scum!"), and because the narrator's ponderous delivery is continually enlivened by a "puffing conveyance", "vittles" or a "muuuurdeeeer". caribou nibbling the hoops (and believe me when I tell you there is no greater praise), but as you set about interrogating the town's charmingly stereotypical inhabitants you realise this is more than a convenient hook.

    Eurogamer 2009

  • Regulations gag vendors selling vittles from trucks.

    Bloomberg's Nanny State Targets Street Food Michael C. Moynihan 2011

  • MawMaw Hopewell would've sent me to my room without any vittles at all.

    Sex Ed With Barbie and GI Joe Julie Britt 2011

  • But instead of dancing around naked and eating questionable vittles around giant stone monoliths, we converge (mostly) clothed upon Water Taxi Beach to celebrate the birthday of one of our own, Citysearch. com food editor, notorious carnivore Feedbag food blogger Josh Ozersky, aka Mr. Cutlets, also known as the devourer of worlds.

    Meatopia VI: Oy With The Lamb Already 2009


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