Definition of furlough:
dismissal, coffee break, career gapper, compassionate leave, absenteeism, ease out, stop, down time, comp time, leave, give someone notice, redundancy, pink slip, dismiss, ax, half-day, give up, retire, work, quit, discontinue, cease, fire, pay off, educational leave, pension off, lay off, discharge, break.
- "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
He wanted to spend his furlough in quiet places where he might have a honeymoon of his ideal, bantering KateÃÂ¢Ã¢âÂ¬Ã¢âÂ¢ s sparkling sentences, looking into her beautiful eyes, touching her rosy lips with his own as often as he chose.- "Marcia Schuyler", Grace Livingston Hill Lutz.
Two weeks after the German retreat from the Aisne was rumored, five days after the newspapers were printing censored descriptions of the ravaged country they had left, and the very moment the official bulletin confirmed the news, Pierre Nidart presented himself to his lieutenant to ask for a furlough, the long- delayed furlough, due for more than two years now, which he had never been willing to take.- "Home Fires in France", Dorothy Canfield.