Fur"lough (?), n. [Prob. fr. D. verlof, fr. a prefix akin to E. for + the root of E. lief, and akin to Dan. forlov, Sw. forlof, G. verlaub permission. See Life, a.] Mil.

Leave of absence; especially, leave given to an offcer or soldier to be absent from service for a certain time; also, the document granting leave of absence.

 

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Fur"lough, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Furloughed (); p. pr. & vb. n. Furloughing.] Mil.

To furnish with a furlough; to grant leave of absence to, as to an offcer or soldier.

 

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