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billets

noun (1)
plural of billet

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(Entry 1 of 3)

a straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide
  • a stack of gold billets in the vault

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billets

noun (2)
plural of billet

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an assignment at which one regularly works for pay
  • found a billet at one of the leading brokerage houses in New York

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billets

verb
present tense third-person singular of billet

Synonyms & Antonyms of billets (Entry 3 of 3)

to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • every colonial household was expected to billet a British soldier

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“Billets.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/billets. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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