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 Meanings and Examples of VETERAN
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
veteran
 n.  someone who has given long service
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  She was a veteran too, but she had no cronies with whom she could refight old battles.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LX
2  Early in March Mrs. Westlake, wife of the veteran physician, marched into Carol's living-room like an amiable old pussy and suggested, "My dear, you really must come to the Thanatopsis this afternoon."
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  Of all the wondrous devices and dexterities, the sleights of hand and countless subtleties, to which the veteran whaleman is so often forced, none exceed that fine manoeuvre with the lance called pitchpoling.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 84. Pitchpoling.
4  He was a mild, flurried old man, a Civil War veteran, with one sleeve hanging empty.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 1. The Shimerdas: XV
5  I suppose no woman could have been further in person, voice, and temperament from Dumas' appealing heroine than the veteran actress who first acquainted me with her.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: III
6  Without assuming the supererogatory task of entering into a discussion of the comparative merits of national courtesy, Duncan cheerfully assented to supply the place of the veteran in the approaching interview.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
7  Each drew a chair, and while the veteran communed a few moments with his own thoughts, apparently in sadness, the youth suppressed his impatience in a look and attitude of respectful attention.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
8  As soon as the usual ceremonials of a military departure were observed, the veteran and his more youthful companion left the fortress, attended by the escort.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
9  As soon as this slight salutation had passed, Montcalm moved toward them with a quick but graceful step, baring his head to the veteran, and dropping his spotless plume nearly to the earth in courtesy.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
10  The veteran seized the offered paper, without waiting for Duncan to translate the speech, and with an eagerness that betrayed how important he deemed its contents.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
11  "Monsieur de Montcalm, we will hear you," the veteran added, more calmly, as Duncan ended.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
12  So saying, the veteran again dropped his head to his chest, and returned slowly toward the fort, exhibiting, by the dejection of his air, to the anxious garrison, a harbinger of evil tidings.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
13  "To-day I am only a soldier, Major Heyward," said the veteran.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
14  The dangerous weapons were brushed aside by the still nervous arm of the veteran, or fell of themselves, after menacing an act that it would seem no one had courage to perform.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
15  Fortunately, the vindictive Magua was searching for his victim in the very band the veteran had just quitted.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
Example Sentence:
1  A Marine veteran was slated for deportation until the immigration agency realized he was a US citizen.
2  The veteran broadcaster ended "the age of deference" and ushered in a new era that made programmes like Newsnight and the Today programme possible.
3  About an hour later, mission commander and veteran astronaut Jing Haipeng, 45, emerged from the capsule, followed by crew mates Liu Wang, 43, and 33-year-old Liu Yang, China's first female astronaut.
4  Every veteran has his or her own war, and each is custodian of a unique story and memories.
5  The veteran laughed at the new recruits.
6  The baseball veteran loved to coach young players.
7  The veteran workers and model workers are held in great esteem.
8  Among the protesters and war veterans proudly displaying their medals was Aubrey Rose.
9  The ceremony was attended by many of the surviving veterans of World War II.
10  Congressmen often participate in ceremonial presentations of medals to veterans.