1. people who have retreated; - Example: "he had only contempt for the retreated"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Retreat \Re*treat"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Retreated; p. pr. &
vb. n. Retreating.]
To make a retreat; to retire from any position or place; to
withdraw; as, the defeated army retreated from the field.
The rapid currents drive
Towards the retreating sea their furious tide.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: people who have retreated; "he had only contempt for the