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Billet

Bil´let
n.1.A small paper; a note; a short letter.
2.A ticket from a public officer directing soldiers at what house to lodge; as, a billet of residence.
3.Quarters or place to which one is assigned, as by a billet or ticket; berth; position. Also used fig.
The men who cling to easy billets ashore.
- Harper's Mag.
His shafts of satire fly straight to their billet, and there they rankle.
- Pall Mall Mag.
v. t.1.(Mil.) To direct, by a ticket or note, where to lodge. Hence: To quarter, or place in lodgings, as soldiers in private houses.
[imp. & p. p. Billeted; p. pr. & vb. n. Billeting.]
n.1.A small stick of wood, as for firewood.
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 strap which enters a buckle.
5.(Her.) A bearing in the form of an oblong rectangle.
Noun1.Billetbillet - a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
Synonyms: note, short letter, line
2.billet - lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)
3.billet - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
Verb1.billet - provide housing for (military personnel)
Synonyms: canton, quarter
achievement, acknowledgment, alerion, anchor, animal charge, annulet, answer, appointment, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, beam, bearings, bed, bend, bend sinister, bestow, billet at, bivouac, blazon, blazonry, board, boarding, bordure, broad arrow, bunk, burrow, business letter, cadency mark, camp, canton, chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, chit, clapboard, coat of arms, cockatrice, colonize, come to anchor, communication, connection, cord, cordwood, coronet, crescent, crest, cross, cross moline, crown, deal, device, difference, differencing, dispatch, domesticate, domicile, domiciliate, driftwood, drop anchor, eagle, employment, engagement, ensconce, entertain, epistle, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon, establish residence, falcon, favor, fess, fess point, field, file, firewood, flanch, fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, gig, griffin, gules, gyron, harbor, hardwood, hatchment, helmet, heraldic device, hive, honor point, house, hut, impalement, impaling, incumbency, inescutcheon, ingot, inhabit, job, keep house, label, lath, lathing, lathwork, letter, line, lion, live at, locate, lodge, log, lozenge, lumber, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, message, metal, missive, moonlighting, moor, motto, move, mullet, nest, nombril point, note, octofoil, office, opening, or, ordinary, orle, pale, paly, panelboard, paneling, panelwork, park, pean, people, perch, pheon, place, plank, planking, plyboard, plywood, pole, populate, position, post, puncheon, purpure, put up, quarter, quartering, relocate, reply, rescript, reside, rod, room, roost, rose, sable, saltire, scutcheon, second job, service, set up housekeeping, set up shop, settle, settle down, shake, sheathing, sheathing board, sheeting, shield, shingle, sideboard, siding, sit down, situation, slab, slat, softwood, splat, spot, spread eagle, squat, stable, stand, station, stave, stay at, stick, stick of wood, stovewood, strike root, strip, subordinary, take residence at, take root, take up residence, tenne, tenure, three-by-four, timber, timbering, timberwork, tincture, torse, tressure, two-by-four, unicorn, vacancy, vair, vert, weatherboard, wood, wreath, yale
Translate Billet to German, Translate Billet to French
Browse
Bill of sight
Bill of store
Bill of suffrance
Bill penal
bill poster
Bill Russell
bill sticker
Bill-book
bill-me order
Billa vera
Billabong
Billage
Billard
Billbeetle
Billboard
Billed
-- Billet --
billet doux
Billet-doux
Billethead
Billfish
billfold
Billhead
Billhook
Billiard
billiard ball
billiard hall
billiard marker
billiard parlor
billiard parlour
billiard player
billiard room
billiard saloon
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