Retiring board
Retiring Re*tir"ing, a. 1. Reserved; shy; not forward or obtrusive; as, retiring modesty; retiring manners. [1913 Webster]

2. Of or pertaining to retirement; causing retirement; suited to, or belonging to, retirement. [1913 Webster]

{Retiring board} (Mil.), a board of officers who consider and report upon the alleged incapacity of an officer for active service.

{Retiring pension}, a pension granted to a public officer on his retirement from office or service. [1913 Webster]


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