victualler

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vict·ual·er

also vict·ual·ler  (vĭt′l-ər)
n.
1. A supplier of victuals; a sutler.
2. Chiefly British An innkeeper.
3. Nautical A supply ship.

victualler

(ˈvɪtələ; ˈvɪtlə)
n
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
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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27) Brewing supported other sectors of the English economy: Farmers, maltsters (who mashed barley), alehouse keepers, victualers, and coopers were among those who derived significant income from the consumption of beer.
SUTTON - Selectmen voted last night to renew for 2011 all but one of the license applications for Class I, II and III businesses, common victualers, amusement devices, all-liquor licenses and music and dance.
Fighting the proposal were the Licensed Victualers Association of Alberta, the Bartenders' Union, and the Alberta Federation of Labor.