Furlough

Definition of Furlough

Fur´lough
n.1.(Mil.) Leave of absence; especially, leave given to an officer or soldier to be absent from service for a certain time; also, the document granting leave of absence.
v. t.1.(Mil.) To furnish with a furlough; to grant leave of absence to, as to an officer or soldier.
[imp. & p. p. Furloughed ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Furloughing.]

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