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A.Word.A.Day--victualer

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victualer also victualler (VIT-l-uhr) noun

1. A supplier of victuals; a sutler.

2. Chiefly British. An innkeeper.

3. Nautical. A supply ship.

"Philip Morris, whose Kraft General Foods is top Yankee victualer on the global scene, recorded $9.4 billion in food salesabroad last year." Edmund Faltermayer, et al, The Economy: Competitiveness How U.S. Companies Stack Up Now, Fortune, 18 Apr 1994.

This week's theme: words about people and food.

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