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Definition of Billet

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Billet Bil"let, n. [F. billette, bille, log; of unknown origin; a different word from bille ball. Cf. Billiards, Billot.] 1. A small stick of wood, as for firewood. They shall beat out my brains with billets. --Shak. 2. (Metal.) A short bar of metal, as of gold or iron. 3. (Arch.) An ornament in Norman work, resembling a billet of wood either square or round. 4. (Saddlery) (a) A strap which enters a buckle. (b) A loop which receives the end of a buckled strap. --Knight. 5. (Her.) A bearing in the form of an oblong rectangle.
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Billard Bil"lard, n. (Zo["o]l.) An English fish, allied to the cod; the coalfish. [Written also billet and billit.]
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Billet Bil"let, n. [F. billet, dim. of an OF. bille bill. See Bill a writing.] 1. A small paper; a note; a short letter. ``I got your melancholy billet.' --Sterne. 2. A ticket from a public officer directing soldiers at what house to lodge; as, a billet of residence.
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Billet Bil"let, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Billeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Billeting.] [From Billet a ticket.] (Mil.) To direct, by a ticket or note, where to lodge. Hence: To quarter, or place in lodgings, as soldiers in private houses. Billeted in so antiquated a mansion. --W. Irving.

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- A billet is a living quarters to which a soldier is ****igned to sleep. Historically, a billet was a private dwelling that was required to accept the soldier...
- A billet is the place where a person is ****igned to sleep. Billet may also refer to: Billet (semi-finished product), a semi-finished cast or rolled metal...
- and is tapped off, and usually cast into large blocks called aluminium billets for further processing. Anodes of the electrolysis cell are made of carbon—the...
- Billet reading, or the envelope trick, is a mentalist effect in which a performer pretends to use clairvoyance to read messages on folded papers or inside...
- A love letter is a way to express feelings of love in written form. Whether delivered by hand, mail, carrier pigeon, or left in a secret location, the...
- processing before being a finished good. There are four types: ingots, blooms, billets, and slabs. Ingots are large rough castings designed for storage and transportation...
- process and slowly decreases as the billet is used up. At the end of the billet the force greatly increases because the billet is thin and the material must...
- common billet is ship's commanding officer, squadron commander, s**** department head or staff position. In the Air Force, it has the billet of squadron...
- a short story called The Lottery Ticket. The Lottery Ticket (French: Un Billet de loterie, 1886) is an adventure novel written by Jules Verne. It was also...
- Julia Billet (1962, Paris) is a French writer, novelist, author of short stories and poetry Julia Billet published novels, children's books, collections...
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