from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Continued pay dishonestly drawn for soldiers and sailors actually dead; a person in whose name pay is so drawn.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun Pay drawn for soldiers, or others, really dead, whose names are kept on the rolls.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Paydrawn for soldiers, or others, really dead, whose names are kept on the rolls.
- noun A
dead soldierwhose pay is illicitly claimed by another person.
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