Retiracy

Retiracy

Re*tir"a*cy\, n. Retirement; -- mostly used in a jocose or burlesque way. [U.S.] --Bartlett.

What one of our great men used to call dignified retiracy. --C. A. Bristed.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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