revictual

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Etymology[edit]

re- +‎ victual

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

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

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