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also vict·ual·ler  (vĭt′l-ər)
1. A supplier of victuals; a sutler.
2. Chiefly British An innkeeper.
3. Nautical A supply ship.
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(ˈvɪtələ; ˈvɪtlə)
1. a supplier of victuals, as to an army; sutler
2. Brit a licensed purveyor of spirits; innkeeper
3. (Nautical Terms) a supply ship, esp one carrying foodstuffs
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.victualler - an innkeeper (especially British)victualler - an innkeeper (especially British)  
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
innkeeper, boniface, host - the owner or manager of an inn
2.victualler - a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
provider, supplier - someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
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Fighting the proposal were the Licensed Victualers Association of Alberta, the Bartenders' Union, and the Alberta Federation of Labor.
LANDLADIES' NIGHT: Stockton, Thornaby and District Ladies' Licensed Victualers held their annual charity cheque presentation in April 1986 in the Jack And Jill pub in Middlesbrough.
Donations totalling pounds 300 were handed out as well as pounds 400 sent to the Licensed Victualers Association National Home.

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