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Chelsea pensioner

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

Second edition

Published in print January 2005 | ISBN: 9780198609810
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780191727047
Chelsea pensioner

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in the UK, a resident of the Royal Hospital Chelsea for old or disabled soldiers; the hospital was originally founded

Reference Entry.  36 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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