Re*tir"ing, a.


Reserved; shy; not forward or obtrusive; as, retiring modesty; retiring manners.


Of or pertaining to retirement; causing retirement; suited to, or belonging to, retirement.

Retiring board Mil., a board of officers who consider and report upon the alleged incapacity of an officer for active service. -- Retiring pension, a pension granted to a public officer on his retirement from office or service.


© Webster 1913.

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