Definition of Billeted

1. Verb. (American English) (past of billet) ¹



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Definition of Billeted

1. billet [v] - See also: billet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Billeted

billboardless
billboardlike
billboards
billbook
billbooks
billbug
billbugs
billed
biller
billers
billet
billet-doux
billet barge
billet doux
billet reading
billeted (current term)
billeter
billeters
billethead
billetheads
billeting
billets
billets-doux
billetted
billetting
billfish
billfishes
billfold
billfolds
billhead

Literary usage of Billeted

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1. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Connecticut Council of Safety, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1880)
"And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That there shall no billets be allowed, nor shall any but effective men be billeted on any inhabitant ..."

2. The Public General Acts by Great Britain (1867)
"The Innholder or other Person on whom any Marine is billeted in Great Britain shall, if required by such Marine, furnish him for every Day ..."

3. The Parish Officer: Comprising the Whole of the Present Law Relating to the by John Frederick Archbold (1858)
"... whether infantry or cavalry, be billeted above one mile from the place mentioned in the route; in all places where cavalry shall be billeted, ..."

4. The Statutes Relating to the War Office and to the Army by Charles Mathew Clode (1880)
"E laces specified in such order, as His Majesty's forces may by iw be quartered and billeted upon ; and from and after the receipt of such precept it shall ..."

5. The Whole Law Relating to Innkeepers, Licensed Victuallers, and Other by Charles Henry Marriott Wharton (1876)
"... cavalry shall be billeted in pursuance of this Act, each man and his horse shall be billeted in one and the same house, except in case of necessity; ..."

6. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain. Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain. Privy Council, Great Britain. Supreme Court of Judicature (1892)
"Section 100, sub-section (1): "The keeper of a victualling house, upon whom any officer, soldier, or horse is billeted, shall receive such officer, soldier, ..."

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