billet billet  /ˈbɪ lət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a short personal letter
  2. (n) lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)
  3. (n) a job in an organization
  4. (v) provide housing for (military personnel)

Usage(s):

  1. In fact, you don't need a billet-doux from me.
  2. But throughout the Amethyst's cruise, Simon carried on in his billet, caught at least one mouse every day.
  3. The rebel sergeant assigned to kill them was an old friend, who had drunk beer with them in their billet many times.

News

  1. Billet claims SSP late models, Simon OK after USAC wreck

    NEWBERRYTOWN -- York’s Chase Billet claimed his second Late Model win of the season Saturday night at the Susquehanna Speedway Park  and Shane Cottle of Kokomo, Indiana, finished off the 2013 Rotondo Weirich Eastern Storm tour with a dramatic win Sunday over Kevin Thomas Jr. Mt. Wolf’s Gary Potts won his first Street Stock feature victory of the season in the non-stop race.  Potts posted a new ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg

  2. New Discounts on Mustang Billet Grilles, Camaro Parts, and Hundreds of Other Muscle Car Accessories Now Available from ...

    Action Auto has announced new $10.00 discounts on products such as Ford Mustang Billet Grilles, Camaro Parts, and Dodge Challenger Accessories when customers open accounts on their website at http://www.actionautoaccessories.com . (PRWeb June 07, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/mustang-billet-grilles/muscle-car-accessories/prweb10811658.htm
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Living in Detroit, I actually hated the Red Wings, hated the Pistons, hated all the Detroit teams, because that's all I heard about from the Verbeeks and my other billet family I lived with in Detroit, too," said Kane, who later played in Ann...
    on May 15, 2009 By: Patrick Kane Source: CBC.ca

  2. "Well first and foremost Tyler has to make the team, and we've talked about it," said Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli. "After that, we're going to try and put him in a situation that replicates being with a billet, or the having the support of a...
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Peter Chiarelli Source: New England Hockey Journal

  3. "He's a good player. I think he's close. He's had two and a half years in the Swedish Elite League. He moved to Timra when he was 16 and has been living alone, not as a billet. His life skills and maturity are well ahead of the game. I had a chance...
    on May 13, 2010 By: Steve Tambellini Source: Toronto Sun

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