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returned man

noun, Canadian.
1.
a member of the armed forces discharged in Canada after service overseas.
Origin of returned man
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15
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  • "I didn't know you were a returned man," the sergeant said placatingly.

    Burned Bridges

    Bertrand W. Sinclair

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