demob

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v demob retire from military service
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Usage

In literature:

I've only been demobbed about a year.
"The Forsyte Saga, Volume III." by John Galsworthy
I've only been demobbed about a year.
"To Let" by John Galsworthy
I've only been demobbed about a year.
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
And so I vowed on my demob.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, July 7th, 1920" by Various
A footman 'e was before the War, but 'e didn't take it up again arter 'e was demobbed.
"Our Elizabeth" by Florence A. Kilpatrick
A footman 'e was before the War, but since 'e's been demobbed 'e's been out of a job.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, May 5, 1920" by Various
I was only demobbed yesterday; to-day's my first day out of uniform.
"The Kingdom Round the Corner" by Coningsby Dawson
He had to go back to China, directly he was demobbed, and hasn't had a holiday since the war.
"The Hall and the Grange" by Archibald Marshall
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