Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. billette, bille, log; of unknown origin; a different word from bille, ball. Cf. Billiards Billot
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. billette—bille, the young stock of a tree, prob. of Celt. orig., perh. allied to Bole, the trunk of a tree.
All the inhabitants of the river-front have been turned out and it is occupied with offices, stores, hospitals and billets.
"Letters from Mesopotamia" by Robert Palmer
Talbot Dickinson had been here a day or two and had arranged about billets.
"At Ypres with Best-Dunkley" by Thomas Hope Floyd
And I can stow it in my billet.
"Leaves from a Field Note-Book" by J. H. Morgan
The Officers were treated like the best friends of the families with whom they were billeted.
""Contemptible"" by "Casualty"
C. knew the village where the regiment was to be billeted.
"In the Field (1914-1915)" by Marcel Dupont
Next afternoon, while resting in billets to where I had been ordered, a shell struck the building, a splinter knocking out the eye of Ed.
"S.O.S. Stand to!" by Reginald Grant
On 16th August we moved a few miles farther back across the Canal to La Miquellerie where we had as good billets as we had seen in France.
"The Fife and Forfar Yeomanry" by D. D. Ogilvie
Scattered among the Colonial Corps, whether on the march or in billets, were the black men.
"My Second Year of the War" by Frederick Palmer
Here were billets, a word of which we had almost forgotten to use.
"The Seventh Manchesters" by S. J. Wilson
One of the Sisters had heard from her mother in Scotland that she had five Russian officers billeted!
"Diary of a Nursing Sister on the Western Front, 1914-1915" by Anonymous
"He is taken by the throat,
In the bursting flame will quiver,
He the billet for all shot,
He the shell's objective ever."
"Any Mother" by Katharine Tynan
I cou'd say something — see this billet-doux —
And as for presents — look upon my shoe —
These buckles were not forc'd, nor half a theft,
But a young Countess fondly made the gift.
"Tuesday, St. James's Coffee-House" by Mary Wortley Montagu
In the morn's early season this billet she caught,
In her bosom new hopes and new tenors now spring;
At her window she stood, and in turbulent thought,
"Once more my Anglama (she said) seek my ring!"
"The Baya: Or The Indian Bird" by William Hayley
All her pain was encreased, when this billet she read,
"Thy Hermossan, my love, will be with thee at noon,
When thy faith shall dispell all his amorous dread,
And thy ruby's true radiance eclipse the false moon!"
"The Baya: Or The Indian Bird" by William Hayley
"Fellow men," quoth Ebenezer, in his first campaign address.
"My desire to gain election is most eager, I confess:
True, some patriotic ardor fills me with its holy fire;
But to get a safe and steady billet is my main desire.
"The Candid Candidate" by C J Dennis
Then Jack Carew his arts essayed,
With honeyed sighs and feigned weeping.
Good lack! his billets bound the curls
That pretty Pam she wore a-sleeping.
Next day these curls had richer beauty,
So well Jack's fervor did its duty.
"Pamela In Town" by Ellen Mackay Hutchinson Cortissoz
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South Carolina State Ports Authority vice president Byron Miller announced Friday morning that Metglas Inc of Conway will have its first shipment of steel billets arrive in Georgetown on Nov 6.
At Gerdau's St Paul steel mill, steel made from crushed cars and scrap metal is cast into billets.
Compared to mag, slotted or billet wheels which come and go depending on the latest trends, wire wheels have remained a mainstay among many classic car enthusiasts.
1979 Chevy C10 Billet Phantom Grille.
This great looking scale rig comes with a realistic billet aluminum ladder frame chassis, true to scale leaf spring suspension, and highly detailed body with a dropped bed.
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Billeted in one place, Tacitus says, the guard enhanced Sejanus' political influence.
The first mallet from the revered Japanese club manufacturer, the KM-007 is forged from a billet of the finest quality, low-carbon steel (the number comes from its position in the company's series of putters ).
13 The four-window billet switch kit (PN 99022) comes with the Illuminated switches and wiring harness for simple installation.
Ehrengruber, M. U., Ehler, E., Billeter, M. A. & Naim, H. Y. 2002 Measles virus spreads in rat hippocampal neurons by cell-to-cell contact and in a polarized fashion. J.
Complexity and anisotropy in host morphology make populations safer against epidemic outbreaks
Tantalum samples in those tests were prepared by melting large ingots, then forging them into billets which were then annealed and cut prior to cross rolling.
Experimental results and constitutive modelling for tungsten and tantalum at high strain rates and very high temperatures