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billet

 
Noun billet has 3 senses
  1. note, short letter, line, billet - a short personal letter; "drop me a line when you get there"
    --1 is a kind of personal letter
    --1 has particulars: excuse
  2. billet - lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)
    --2 is a kind of
    housing, lodging, living accommodations
    Derived form: verb billet1
  3. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
    --3 is a kind of occupation, business, job, line of work, line
    --3 has particulars:
     academicianship; accountantship; admiralty; ambassadorship; apostleship; apprenticeship; attorneyship; bailiffship; bishopry; cadetship; caliphate; captainship, captaincy; cardinalship; chairmanship; chancellorship; chaplaincy, chaplainship; chieftaincy, chieftainship; clerkship; commandership, commandery; comptrollership; consulship; controllership; councillorship, councilorship; counselorship, counsellorship; curacy; curatorship; custodianship; deanship, deanery; directorship; discipleship; editorship; eldership; emirate; fatherhood; fatherhood; foremanship; generalship; governorship; headship; headship; hot seat; incumbency; inspectorship; instructorship; internship; judgship, judgeship, judicature; khanate; lectureship; legation, legateship; legislatorship; librarianship; lieutenancy; magistracy, magistrature; managership; manhood; marshalship; mastership; mayoralty; messiahship; moderatorship; overlordship; pastorship, pastorate; peasanthood; praetorship; precentorship; preceptorship; prefecture; prelacy, prelature; premiership; presidency, presidentship; primateship; principalship; priorship; proconsulship, proconsulate; proctorship; professorship, chair; protectorship; public office; receivership; regency; residency; rulership; sainthood; secretaryship; senatorship; sinecure; solicitorship; speakership; stewardship; studentship; teachership; thaneship; throne; treasurership; tribuneship; viceroyship; viziership; wardenship; wardership; womanhood
Verb billet has 1 sense
  1. quarter, billet, canton - provide housing for (military personnel)
    --1 is one way to lodge, accommodate
    Derived form: noun billet2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
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