It's no wonder then that Iraq vets like myself still feel under the shadow of World War II.
I just came from a ceremony that celebrated pre-vets day down at Arizona Public Service—20 percent of their employees are vets.
Shortly Harry is expected to get on a plane to Colorado Springs next where he'll cheer on vets at the Warrior Games.
1862, shortened form of veterinarian.
1848, shortened form of veteran.
"to submit (an animal) to veterinary care," 1891, from veterinarian. The colloquial sense of "subject to careful examination" (as of an animal by a veterinarian, especially of a horse before a race) is first attested 1904, in Kipling. Related: Vetted; vetting.