The horse was turned over to the care of the quartermaster, and Ike and I came wearily home on sick-leave.
He is to have sick-leave whenever the Endymion returns to Portsmouth.
The two former were enjoying their month of service on shore, the latter was on sick-leave, but convalescent.
They had been hoping all the while for a pension, but in their service book was written "on sick-leave."
His indolences of the sick-leave period were now sloughed from him.
“It does not appear to me that you are at all in need of sick-leave,” said Mrs. de Tracy suspiciously.
It is now broad daylight, and high time for a man on sick-leave to be in bed.
Soon after, Gen. Stoneman applied for and obtained a sick-leave; and I requested that it might be indefinitely extended to him.
Singleton had been captured at Port Republic, and others were off on sick-leave.
He had resided for several years in Charleston on sick-leave, on full pay.
sick leave n.
Paid absence from work allowed an employee because of sickness.