old soldier

  1. a former soldier or veteran

  2. an experienced or practised person

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How to use old soldier in a sentence

  • Walter alone knew the ghastly circumstances, and it was he who had been working to save the old soldier from himself.

    The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
  • But firmness had its usual effect, and the stout old soldier saw signs of increasing conformity among his subjects of all ranks.

  • General Chass, an old soldier of the Empire, who had lived there for some years, was in command of the troops in the citadel.

    Belgium | George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
  • Sitting very straight, Valmond rode steadily down towards the old soldier.