billy club

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n billy club a short stout club used primarily by policemen
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Usage

In literature:

Billy joined a Mothers' Club and entered a class in Child Training with an elaborate system of Charts, Rules, and Tests.
"Miss Billy Married" by Eleanor H. Porter
Might not Ned Hermanmann some day club and shoot Billy just as those other policemen clubbed and shot the strikers by her front steps?
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
I congratulated "Blase Billy," or to drop his Club nickname and give him the full benefit of his social label, "The Hon.
"Sketches in Lavender, Blue and Green" by Jerome K. Jerome
Billy's day began at noon with the spread given by the Hasty Pudding Club.
"Miss Billy" by Eleanor H. Porter
This was the purport of the message sent to the young captain by the club secretary, Billy Bliss; but it was sent too late.
"Cab and Caboose" by Kirk Munroe
Billy decided then that anyone who fired a rocket in a police station was breaking the law, so he moved in with his club.
"Arm of the Law" by Harry Harrison
Billy had arisen from his chair, for he had a poker game waiting for him at the Kidders' Club, when the telephone bell rang.
"Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective" by Ellis Parker Butler
His war-club was a round stone wrapped in raw-hide at the end of a cow-tail, like a policeman's billy.
"Boys' Book of Indian Warriors" by Edwin L. Sabin
He said he heard someone say that Nick and your Billy were both at the Club.
"Poppy" by Cynthia Stockley
It was twelve-thirty when we arrived at the Country Club, and Uncle Billy and Old Man Sprott were there ahead of us.
"Fore!" by Charles Emmett Van Loan
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In news:

But, for Eric Schimmel, "Wish" has a major flaw: Its tempo doesn't match King of House's "Billie Jean Club Remix.
Billy Latham, President Pushmataha County Sportsman Club.
Billy Corgan's online record club is already proving to be a treasure trove for Smashing Pumpkins fans.
Pequot Lakes author Candace Simar will be the featured speaker at the next luncheon meeting of the Breezy Point Area Women's Club at 11:30 am Wednesday, Oct 3, at Billy's at Breezy Point.
FYI Book Club 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk.
Billy Casper , 81, joins an elite club.
Westborough – Billy Kohler and his brother, John, unload a truck early morning Nov 24, the first day of the Westborough Civic Club's annual Christmas Tree Sales, a longtime tradition for over 35 years.
Owner of a Lonely Heart-Yes Lonely is the Night-Billy Squier Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band-With a Little Help-Beatles Lonely Boy-Andrew Gold Only the Lonely -Motels.
The GIANT Night Club w/Billy Mac.
The famous club known for launching the careers of noted comedians such as Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Billy Crystal, Ray Romano, and Rosie O'Donnell can be found in Reno at Silver Legacy Resort Casino.
At American piano bars, the closest thing to karaoke clubs, people sing along while a long-suffering pianist takes requests and dreams of becoming Billy Joel.
In order to eradicate bullying, Billy Golato, 18, who graduated from Bishop Hendricken High School last year, and Bobby Martorelli, a senior at Warwick Veterans Memorial High School, started the Anti-Bullying Club at Vets.
On Thursday, October 13, Cooking Light hosted its New York Supper Club event featuring Cooking Light Executive Chef Billy Strynkowski at the Time & Life Conference Center.
Club hosted Billie Holiday, Miles, Coltrane and more.
It's not known specifically what kickers will be present but free agents that have been popular in tryouts for other clubs recently include veterans Billy Cundiff, Olindo Mare and Neil Rackers.
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