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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Retiring \Re*tir"ing\, a. 1. Reserved; shy; not forward or obtrusive; as, retiring modesty; retiring manners. [1913 Webster] 2. Of or pertaining to retirement; causing retirement; suited to, or belonging to, retirement. [1913 Webster] Retiring board (Mil.), a board of officers who consider and report upon the alleged incapacity of an officer for active service. Retiring pension, a pension granted to a public officer on his retirement from office or service. [1913 Webster]