Thesaurus / billet
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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?
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.
Jones had found stable-room for Sancho in the yard of an inn near my billet.
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
Once more I had been looking for a billet elsewhere, and this time I had excellent hopes of success.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
The outer moulding of the window arch of the south transept clerestory has billet ornament.
WORDS RELATED TO BILLET
- chosen work
- line of work
- rat race
- walk of life
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