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Not some embusque business in an office, but a thing compared to which your fight at Loos was a Sunday-school picnic.
The more I saw of the splendor of the fight which the French were making, the more I began to feel like an embusque, or what the British call a slacker; so
Not some _embusque_ business in an office, but a thing compared to which your fight at Loos was a Sunday-school picnic.
I was asked quite a number of times for the English equivalent of an _embusque.
We also disputed whether there was an equivalent in English for _embusque.
mustard_bottle commented on the word embusque
"A person who avoids military service, especially through securing a job in government or the civil service"
September 19, 2009