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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Lodging for military personnel, often in a private home.

Usage examples (37)
  • The house over there was used as a billet in the Civil War.
  • Verb (used with object) : We arranged with the townspeople to billet the students
  • Verb (used without object) : They billeted in youth hostels
  • - teaching in a boys 'cramming-joint down in Pennsylvania, and of all private little hells such a billet is the limit. for more
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