Retiracy Re*tir"a*cy, n. Retirement; -- mostly used in a jocose or burlesque way. [U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]

What one of our great men used to call dignified retiracy. --C. A. Bristed. [1913 Webster]

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  • retiracy — re·tir·a·cy …   English syllables

  • retiracy — rə̇ˈtīrəsē noun ( es) Etymology: from retire (I), after such pairs as English conspire : conspiracy 1. : retirement, seclusion …   Useful english dictionary

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