revictual

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Etymology[edit]

From re- + victual.

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revictual (third-person singular simple present revictuals, present participle revictualling, simple past and past participle revictualled)

  1. To supply with fresh provisions.
    • 1942: When it was proposed that it should be revictualled on the same system as Belgium, Nicholas objected. — Rebecca West, Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Canongate 2006, p. 1053)
    • 1888: "Vessels of war of belligerents shall not revictual or take in stores in the Canal and its ports of access..." - The Convention of Constantinople, Article 4.
    • 1995: "...stopping now and again to be revictualled through the window with pots of tea and proper meals..." - Tom Stoppard, "Indian Ink", I.i

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