Veteran

Definition of Veteran

Vet´er`an   Pronunciation: vĕt´ẽr`an
a.1.Long exercised in anything, especially in military life and the duties of a soldier; long practiced or experienced; as, a veteran officer or soldier; veteran skill.
The insinuating eloquence and delicate flattery of veteran diplomatists and courtiers.
- Macaulay.
n.1.One who has been long exercised in any service or art, particularly in war; one who has had much experience, or has grown old or decrepit in service.
Ensigns that pierced the foe's remotest lines,
The hardy veteran with tears resigns.
- Addison.

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