Definition of Billet

  • (n.) A small paper; a note; a short letter.
  • (n.) A ticket from a public officer directing soldiers at what house to lodge; as, a billet of residence.
  • (v. t.) To direct, by a ticket or note, where to lodge. Hence: To quarter, or place in lodgings, as soldiers in private houses.
  • (n.) A small stick of wood, as for firewood.
  • (n.) A short bar of metal, as of gold or iron.
  • (n.) An ornament in Norman work, resembling a billet of wood either square or round.
  • (n.) A strap which enters a buckle.
  • (n.) A loop which receives the end of a buckled strap.
  • (n.) A bearing in the form of an oblong rectangle.

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