- v. Simple past tense and past participle of invalid.
“We have with us Corporal Ernest Whitfield Jones, decorated for valour in the Somme in 1917, invalided from the trenches in the second gas attack of the First World War, only to return three months later and serve his remaining time on the front lines.”
“Before returning to the Front I got in a day's golf at La Boulie, and also made a train journey to a village the other side of Fontainebleau, where an old friend, invalided from the French army, had settled on a considerable estate, and thought of nothing but the fruits and vegetables and dairy produce he was striving to improve and increase.”
“Since it was a friendly match and Ipswich appeared to be a little short of players, D got to play on their team for a bit, before being "invalided" out with a cut to the leg - though by the speed with which he ran to the medic, and then ran back, it wasn't very serious.”
“At the same time, questions of pay and the availability of young working men (most of whom were in the army, or had been invalided out of it) make it likely that women did most of the work.”
“The brutality saw three British forwards invalided out of the rest of the tour, despite which the Lions won the following week's Test.”
“Since our hero, Marcus, is invalided out of the legions by the end of the opening chapters, legion composition is hardly relevant!”
“My Mother took it so badly that she was taken ill and was invalided into bed from which she never recovered, but she took hope (as my sister told me later) by talking to my”
“He saw action in Greece and Palestine, before injuries sustained in a plane crash, caused him to be invalided out of active service.”
“Initially this was a wholly superficial decision based on the cool dresses they get to wear, but when my son told me that mages in battle are called upon to perform extravagant magical attacks, after which they are pretty much useless and have to be invalided out to lie in a virtual darkened room for a bit, my every instinct was confirmed.”
“He had turned twenty-five that September and was thoroughly disgusted with himself for being invalided out of the war so soon.”
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