old soldier

old soldier
noun
slang : an emptied liquor bottle

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old soldier noun
1. An experienced person who knows how to make himself or herself comfortable, or how to turn things to his or her advantage
2. An empty bottle
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Main Entry:old
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old soldier see under ↑old
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Main Entry:soldier

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