Re*tired" (?), a.

1.

Private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of retired habits.

A retired part of the peninsula. Hawthorne.

2.

Withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a retired officer; a retired physician.

Retired flank Fort., a flank bent inward toward the rear of the work. -- Retired list Mil. & Naval, a list of officers, who, by reason of advanced age or other disability, are relieved from active service, but still receive a specified amount of pay from the government.

-- Re*tired"ly, adv. -- Re*tired"ness, n.

 

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