section eight


a military discharge for physical or mental unfitness as determined by an Army Regulation in effect from 1922 to 1944.
a soldier receiving such a discharge.

Nearby words

  1. sectarianize,
  2. sectary,
  3. sectile,
  4. section,
  5. section boss,
  6. section gang,
  7. section hand,
  8. section mark,
  9. sectional,
  10. sectionalism

Origin of section eight

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019