from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having completed one's term of enlistment or service.


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  • He was a time-expired UN remote-control peacekeeper, out of the military at sixteen; who had taken the free Lottery option as part of his severance pay.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • On the deck sailors and time-expired soldiers were lying asleep side by side; there were so many of them it was difficult to pass.

    The Witch, and other stories

  • They was still discharging time-expired men long after I got my papers.

    At Swim, Two Boys

  • Here I am to allocate sixty-acre grants to Sirius men like Drummond and Hibbs as well as some of my own time-expired marines, yet I have no surveyor.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The Government gave them a small supply of drugs, and Burkhardt got the rest from various companies that were happy to dispose of time-expired drugs which would still work perfectly well.

    Tears Of The Giraffe

  • Todd sulked: "She threw them out like time-expired antibiotics."


  • Oh, you time-expired man, you not care what army do how often I hear you say that?

    A Rude Awakening

  • I am time-expired, flying out on Monday, and the RSM has excused me duties. '

    A Rude Awakening

  • German warships kept going in and out of the harbour of Millesares, a village close to Manila, in connexion with the exchange of time-expired men, using search-lights, the American admiral thought, in an unnecessary way, and doing other acts which he considered might give information to blockade-running vessels.

    William of Germany

  • We expect some of the time-expired Police to join us on Sunday or Monday, and so, I fancy, we shall not move till they come up.

    A Yeoman's Letters Third Edition


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