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Word: superannuated

Definition: retired or disqualified because of age; outmoded; obsolete


Sentences Containing 'superannuated'

Strung along below the city, were a number of decayed, ram shackly, superannuated old steamboats, not one of which had I ever seen before.
There was a black barge, or some other kind of superannuated boat, not far off, high and dry on the ground, with an iron funnel sticking out of it for a chimney and smoking very cosily; but nothing else in the way of a habitation that was visible to me.
These things resurrected all the superannuated and forgotten pilots in the Mississippi Valley.
They said Jesse Jamieson, in the`Skylark,'had a visiting pilot with him one trip a poor old broken down, superannuated fellow left him at the wheel, at the foot of 63, to run off the watch.

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