Definitions of billet

  1. To be quartered.
  2. To lodge, as soldiers, in a private house.
  3. To direct, by a ticket or note, where to lodge. Hence: To quarter, or place in lodgings, as soldiers in private houses.
  4. To assign soldiers to quarters.
  5. To be quartered or lodged.
  6. To quarter soldiers.
  7. for military personnel ( especially in a private home)
  8. a short personal letter; " drop me a line when you get there"
  9. lodging for military personnel ( especially in a private home)
  10. provide housing for ( military personnel)
  11. A small paper; a note; a short letter.
  12. A ticket from a public officer directing soldiers at what house to lodge; as, a billet of residence.
  13. A small stick of wood, as for firewood.
  14. A short bar of metal, as of gold or iron.
  15. An ornament in Norman work, resembling a billet of wood either square or round.
  16. A strap which enters a buckle.
  17. A loop which receives the end of a buckled strap.
  18. A bearing in the form of an oblong rectangle.
  19. Quarters or place to which one is assigned, as by a billet or ticket; berth; position. Also used fig.
  20. A small stick or log of wood used for fuel; a note or short letter; a ticket directing a soldier to board and lodge at a certain house; a place where a soldier is lodged; in the World War, the village or camp to which a soldier was sent for rest and non- fighting work after his duty in the trenches.
  21. A little note or paper: a ticket assigning quarters to soldiers.
  22. A small log of wood used as fuel.
  23. A small note; small log of wood.
  24. A note; requisition; a soldiers lodging; quarters.
  25. A short thick stick of wood.
  26. A small note; a ticket directing soldiers at what house to lodge; lodging thus obtained, or otherwise.
  27. A small log of wood; an ornament in Norman architecture; a bearing of an oblong square form.
  28. A small letter; a ticket directing soldiers where to lodge.
  29. A small log of wood for firewood.