old soldier

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old soldier
 
n
1.  a former soldier or veteran
2.  an experienced or practised person

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old soldier definition


  1. n.
    a cigarette or cigar butt; a hunk of tobacco. : The tramp bent over to pick up an old soldier off the pavement.
  2. n.
    an empty liquor bottle; an empty beer bottle or can. : Larry hid all his old soldiers under the bed.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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