RETIREMENT
. s. m.
Contraction, raccourcissement. Il n'est usité qu'en termes de Chirurgie, et dans ces phrases, Le retirement des nerfs, des muscles ; un retirement de nerfs, de muscles.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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