1. [syn: commissariat, provisions, provender, viands, victuals]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a stock or supply of foods [syn: commissariat,
provisions, provender, viands, victuals]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):
PROVISIONS. Food for man; victuals.
2. As good provisions contribute so much to the health and comfort of
man, the law requires that they shall be wholesome; he who sells
unwholesome provisions, may therefore be punished for a misdemeanor. 2 East,
P. C. 822; 6 East, R. 133 to 141; 3 M. & S. 10; 4 Campb. R. 10; 4 M. & S.
3. And in the sale of provisions, the rule is, that the seller
impliedly warrants that they are wholesome. 3 Bl. Com. 166.