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superannuation
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

2 uses
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Definition
a monthly payment made to someone who is retired from work;
or: the property of being out of date and not current;
or: the act of discharging someone because of age (especially to cause someone to retire from service on a pension)
  • 4d. in the pound, sandwichman, distributor of throwaways, nocturnal vagrant, insinuating sycophant, maimed sailor, blind stripling, superannuated bailiffs man, marfeast, lickplate, spoilsport, pickthank, eccentric public laughingstock seated on bench of public park under discarded perforated umbrella.
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (83% in)
  • On more than one occasion, a dozen at the lowest, near the North Bull at Dollymount he had remarked a superannuated old salt, evidently derelict, seated habitually near the not particularly redolent sea on the wall, staring quite obliviously at it and it at him, dreaming of fresh woods and pastures new as someone somewhere sings.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (32% in)

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