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synonyms for billet

  • berth
  • camp
  • canton
  • dwelling
  • harbor
  • house
  • hut
  • lodge
  • quarters
  • residence
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My office still has no billet and no funding, this year and the next.
THE AIR FORCE’S CHIEF SOFTWARE OFFICER QUIT BECAUSE ITS TECHNOLOGY WAS SO BADDAVID ROZA/TASK & PURPOSESEPTEMBER 7, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Fighting fires isn’t a specific military billet, but it fits under the broader umbrella of tasks the military has to do in addition to the work of war.
THIS HELPFUL TANK-LIKE ROBOT FIGHTS FIRES, NOT PEOPLEROB VERGERJULY 9, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
He doesn't believe in my zeal for efficiency at Mudros; he thinks my little plan is to work General Ellison into the billet.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
What were invasions and armies—what were kings and kingdoms—to the slightest wish of the being who had written this billet?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
One end of the bar is flattened and pierced with small holes, while at the other a billet of wood is suspended from a chain.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Afterwards I hurried to my billet and hastily packed up all my kit, and marched the regiment down to the trenches.
LETTERS OF LT.-COL. GEORGE BRENTON LAURIEGEORGE BRENTON LAURIE
In passing through the yard, the leader of the band fell over a billet of wood, and received a momentary hurt from the fall.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
I was amused with my landlord's oration, when I entered his shop and presented my billet.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
Jones had found stable-room for Sancho in the yard of an inn near my billet.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 67, NUMBER 414, APRIL, 1850VARIOUS
They rose to fight, and dispersed for safety, leaving their smarting foe unable to strike for lack of a billet.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BILLET

  • batten
  • billet
  • boom
  • crossbar
  • crosspiece
  • ingot
  • lever
  • paling
  • pig
  • pole
  • rail
  • rib
  • rule
  • shaft
  • slab
  • spar
  • spoke
  • stake
  • stick
  • streak
  • strip
  • stripe
  • stroke
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.