Entry from British & World English dictionary
(In the UK) a resident of the Royal Hospital Chelsea for old or disabled soldiers.
- Residents of Arnhem welcome back the veterans, led by Chelsea pensioners, who fought Germans at their bridge 60 years ago
- The Chelsea pensioners have just been marched in.
- We're not talking about a harmless Chelsea pensioner here.
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