billie

noun
bil·​lie | \ ˈbi-lē How to pronounce billie (audio) \
variants: or less commonly billy \ ˈbi-​lē \
plural billies

Definition of billie

1 chiefly Scottish : comrade, companion my old school billie
2 chiefly Scottish : brother
3 chiefly Scottish : lad, fellow, boy when chapman billies leave the street— Robert Burns

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History and Etymology for billie

probably from the name Billie, Billy

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“Billie.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/billie. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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