But the victuals as are waited for do have a better flavour to them nor those which be ate straight from the pot like.
"Half-a-crown a week and his victuals," replied the farmer, promptly.
I'll find you in victuals to the end, if you are telling me the truth.
They may have wounds, big holes in their bodies, and still they'll gobble their victuals.
His mind was too full of other things to trouble himself about the quality of his victuals.
She brought him every day some victuals, and with it some wine in a bottle.
We shall see, when the time comes, whether these changes increasing or decreasing the victuals have determined the sex.
We were supplied with mules, a tent, victuals, and men to serve us.
My dear madam, I shall scarcely care to look at any slice of victuals until one o'clock on Sunday, by reason of looking forward.
The widow Gamelin bemoans the dearness of victuals, cause of all the trouble.
c.1300, vitaylle (singular), from Anglo-French and Old French vitaille, from Late Latin victualia "provisions," noun use of plural of victualis "of nourishment," from victus "livelihood, food, sustenance," from root of vivere "to live" (see vital). Spelling altered early 16c. to conform with Latin, but pronunciation remains "vittles."