One who has had long experience in a given activity or capacity
Skilled or knowledgeable through long practice
An experienced person
An experienced soldier
Kaalund (1818-1885), Carl Ploug (1813-1894) and Christian Richardt (1831-1892), of very great talent, were not yet silent, and among the veteran novelists were still active H.
Aleixo de Menezes, a veteran who had served under Albuquerque.
Napoleon was at the head of a veteran army of Frenchmen, who worshipped their leader and were willing to die for France if necessity demanded.
Hardenburgh, a veteran of the war, and for some years was known as Hardenburgh's Corners.
It was left to the veteran explorer, Sturt, to achieve the arduous enterprise of penetrating from the Darling northward to the very centre of the continent.