revictual

verb re·vict·ual \ (ˌ)rē-ˈvi-tᵊl \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of revictual

revictualed or revictualled; revictualing or revictualling
transitive + intransitive
1 T : to supply (someone or something) with a fresh stock of provisions
  • Officers who bought oxen … to revictual the fleet were allowed to sell the hides after the animals had been slaughtered.
  • —Peter McCormick
2 I : to obtain a fresh stock of provisions
  • Small, slow ships plodded out to Cape Town; revictualled there and plodded on to Australia.
  • —Don Charlwood

First Known Use of revictual

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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