Re*tired"(?), a. 1. Private; secluded; quiet; as, a retired life; a person of retired habits.
A retired part of the peninsula.Hawthorne.
2. Withdrawn from active duty or business; as, a
retired officer; a
(Fort.), a flank bent inward toward the rear of the work. --
(Mil. & Naval), a list of officers, who, by reason of advanced age or other disability, are relieved from active service, but still receive a specified amount of pay from the government.
adv. -- Re*tired"ness,
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