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Definition of "viands" []

  • Plural form of viand. (noun)
  • Provisions, victuals (noun)

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Use "viands" in a sentence
  • "For we call viands and ointments fine; and we say we have finely dined, when we have been splendidly entertained."
  • "The soldiers, however, had some right to be in temporary possession, since the viands were their own."
  • "He eats appreciatively after the manner of a _bon vivant; _ he uses his napkin gently and frequently; he glances blandly at the surroundings; watching him, you would suppose the viands were the choicest of the season, exquisitely prepared, while, in reality, they are poor and unsubstantial stuff, the refuse, perhaps, of better restaurants."