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Definitions of billy

  1. a policeman's club
  2. male goat
  3. a short stout club used primarily by policemen
  4. 1, Same as SLUBBING BILLY: 2, stolen metal of any kind ( Slang): 3, a small metal bludgeon that may be carried in the pocket ( Slang).
  5. A short bludgeon; a policeman's club.

Usage examples for billy

  1. " I told mother I'd have a bit of a room not far off," she said, " only where father wouldn't be likely to search us out, and I'd do for Billy and for her too what I could. – Prisoners of Poverty Abroad by Helen Campbell
  2. Billy was very much ashamed of himself. – Beautiful Joe by Marshall Saunders
  3. What does this mean, Billy? – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  4. " Maybe it's both," Billy suggested. – The Tale of Billy Woodchuck by Arthur Scott Bailey
  5. Do you think I am, Billy?" – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  6. His son Billy wuz de overseer an' he wuz good ter git along wid, but he shore made dem darkies wuck. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  7. Come on up and forget it, Billy. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  8. He married old man Billy Shipp's daughter. – Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2 by Work Projects Administration
  9. " I'll turn him over to Billy after school," said Norah laughing. – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  10. Shall I tell her, Billy? – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  11. Old Billy Weeks he had them tall pale- blue flowers in his garden nearly as high as a man. – Tales of War by Lord Dunsany
  12. Billy, the balance of the police force, came in then. – Arm of the Law by Harry Harrison
  13. Why, Billy, I am proud of you. – Black Rock by Ralph Connor
  14. Billy could stand it no longer. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  15. There was a certain sympathy in his voice, in spite of the fact that he was still laughing, and before Billy knew it he had told him all about it. – Mrs. Wiggs of the Cabbage Patch by Alice Caldwell Hegan
  16. I guess it is, Billy. – Sundown Slim by Henry Hubert Knibbs
  17. Billy had somewhat adopted Timothy's tone with Arethusa. – The Heart of Arethusa by Francis Barton Fox
  18. " Billy," said his father, " you don't remember your mother; she died while you were still a baby. – The Shagganappi by E. Pauline Johnson
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