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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.

  • noun Pay drawn for soldiers, or others, really dead, whose names are kept on the rolls.
  • noun A dead soldier whose pay is illicitly claimed by another person.

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