See also:body of troops after a defeat or in
See also:face of a
See also:superior enemy . In military usage " retreat " is also the
See also:term for a
See also:signal, given by
See also:bugle and
See also:drum at or about sunset . It is the last general signal before "
See also:tattoo." In religious usage, a " retreat " is a
See also:period and place set apart for prayer, self-examination and other spiritual exercises . Such " retreats " conducted by a director have long been the practice in the
See also:Church . They were introduced into the
See also:English Church by
See also:Pusey . The word is also used of an institution or home where insane persons or habitual inebriates may be treated . For the
See also:relating to " licensed retreats " for inebriates, see
See also:INEBRIETY, LAW OF .
RETORT (Lat. retorquere, to twist or turn back)
RETRENCHMENT (Fr. retrenchemen.t, an old form of re...
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