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Definition of billet
BilletBillet Bil"let, n. [F. billette, bille, log; of unknown
origin; a different word from bille ball. Cf. Billiards,
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.
(a) A strap which enters a buckle.
(b) A loop which receives the end of a buckled strap.
5. (Her.) A bearing in the form of an oblong rectangle. billetBillard Bil"lard, n. (Zo["o]l.)
An English fish, allied to the cod; the coalfish. [Written
also billet and billit.] BilletBillet 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. BilletBillet 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.
Meaning of billet from wikipedia
- A billet
is a living-quarters to which
is ****igned to sleep. Historically, a billet
was a private dwelling
that was required
- A billet
is the place where
is ****igned to sleep. Billet
may also refer
(semi-finished product), a semi-finished cast or rolled
reading, or the envelope
trick, is a mentalist effect
a performer pretends
to use clairvoyance
to read messages
on folded papers
- common billet
is ship's commanding
commander, s**** department
head or staff
position. In the Air Force, it has the billet
(wood) was a specific
form of wood fuel of significant importance
in the traditional
pre-fossil fuel economy. The term could
- processing before being finished
are four types: ingots, blooms, billets
, and slabs. Ingots
are large rough castings designed
- and is tapped
off, and usually
cast into large blocks called aluminium billets
of the electrolysis
cell are made of carbon—the...
and slowly decreases
as the billet
is used up. At the end of the billet
the force greatly increases because
is thin and the material
- Crooked Billet
, also known
as Shepherd's Hatch
Gate, is a hamlet which forms
part of Wimbledon Common
its own commons. The district
is a surname. Notable people
with the surname
include: Hans Billeter
, Swiss footballer
Jean François Billeter
(born 1939), Swiss sinologist
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