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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The granting to an employee of credits toward a pension even if separated from the job before retirement.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The entitlement of an employee to receive the full benefit of a pension at normal retirement age or a reduced pension upon early retirement even upon change of employer before retirement.
  • n. The entitlement of an employee to exercise a stock option after a predetermined period of time.
  • n. Cloth for making vests.
  • n. A vest pattern.
  • v. Present participle of vest.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Cloth for vests; a vest pattern.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Cloth especially made for men's waistcoats: most commonly in the plural.

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