Billie the Kid

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Billie the Kid United States outlaw who was said to have killed 21 men (1859-1881)
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Usage

In literature:

Texas Panhandle and New Mexico during Billy the Kid days.
"Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest" by J. Frank Dobie
Why, he's as well known as Billy the Kid.
"Miss Civilization" by Richard Harding Davis
But bad men are almost as bad, if not so plentiful, as when Billy the Kid run these parts.
"The Young Forester" by Zane Grey
Daisy, Nannie and Billy Junior all stood panic-stricken at the chances the kids took.
"Billy Whiskers' Adventures" by Frances Trego Montgomery
They've made you into a regular Oklahoma Billy the Kid and train robber.
"The Eagle's Heart" by Hamlin Garland
THE DEATH OF "BILLY THE KID".
"The Life and Adventures of Nat Love" by Nat Love
Ollinger, who had made many threats against Billy the Kid, was very cordially hated by the latter.
"The Story of the Outlaw" by Emerson Hough
Soapy was one of these Billy-the-Kid killers, the only one left from the old days.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
Once heard tell that his real dad was Billie the Kid.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet
I'm going to take Billy the Kid ... Hickock ... all of them!
"The Draw" by Jerome Bixby
The kids looked so nice in their little Sunday clothes, and Billy was so good.
"Living Up to Billy" by Elizabeth Cooper
Watching over her condominium building was his day job, but writing a musical for Off Broadway (about Billy the Kid) was his dream.
"Syndrome" by Thomas Hoover
He'll be a reg'lar 'Billy the Kid' before a great while.
"Paradise Bend" by William Patterson White
During their stay in Mesilla, Jim McDaniels christened Billy Bonney, "Billy the Kid," and that name stuck to him to the time of his death.
"History of 'Billy the Kid'" by Chas. A. Siringo
Arriving at the ranch I found the noted "Billy the Kid" and his gang there.
"A Texas Cow Boy" by Chas. A. Siringo
Anybody that can put one over on 'Billy the Kid' can pretty near get anything he goes after.
"Bert Wilson's Twin Cylinder Racer" by J. W. Duffield
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In poetry:

Ho! it's come, kids, come!
"With a bim! bam! bum!
Here's little Billy bangin' on his big bass drum!
He's a-marchin' round the room,
With his feather-duster plume
A-noddin' an' a-bobbin' with his bim! bom! boom!
"Billy And His Drum" by James Whitcomb Riley
A cute little kid was Billie, solemn and silken of hair,
The image of Jackie Coogan in the days before movies could speak.
Devoted to him was Millie, with more than a mother's care,
And happy were they together in their cabin on Bunker Creek.
"The Ballad Of The Leather Medal" by Robert W Service

In news:

Conditions at Lexington, Blue Grass Airport, KY. Billy Gillispie must have felt like a kid at Christmas on Sunday, even if Santa Claus still has two months of work before he arrives in the Bluegrass.
Billy the Kid pardon still on the table .
Billy the Kid photo on sale in Denver.
Major Lewis Redmond, the character of history and folklore that inspired the play The Prince of Dark Corners, was the most famous outlaw of his day, outshining contemporaries Jesse James and Billy-the-Kid.
Billy the Kid, the Old West outlaw who killed at least three lawmen and tried to cut a deal from jail with territorial authorities, won't be pardoned , Gov.
Do you think Billy the Kid should be pardoned .
Billy the Kid, the Old West outlaw who killed at least three lawmen and tried to cut a deal from jail with territorial authorities, won't be pardoned , Gov Bill Richardson said Friday, nearly 130 years after the gunslinger's death.
The showdown between frontier lawman Pat Garrett and notorious outlaw Billy the Kid has fascinated the American public for nearly 130 years with its classic, Old West storyline.
Descendants of Old West lawman Pat Garrett and New Mexico Territorial Gov Lew Wallace are outraged over the possibility that Gov Bill Richardson will pardon Billy the Kid.
And now New Mexico Gov Bill Richardson is considering a pardon for Billy the Kid, who was shot down in 1881.
Billy Shore, founder and CEO of Share Our Strength would like to thank you for participating in the 2011 Dine Out for No Kid Hungry.
Billy Beane (Brad Pitt ) takes awkward, earnest kid Pete Brand (Jonah Hill) under his arm and shows him the ropes.
Custer's Last Stand, The Death of Billy the Kid.
PBS separates the man from the myth in "Billy the Kid" special.
Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid.
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