billie

noun

bil·​lie ˈbi-lē How to pronounce billie (audio)
variants or less commonly billy
ˈbi-lē
plural billies
1
chiefly Scottish : comrade, companion
my old school billie
2
chiefly Scottish : brother
3
chiefly Scottish : lad, fellow, boy
when chapman billies leave the streetRobert Burns

Word History

Etymology

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 1 Mar. 2024.

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