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  • "Much as my billet's worth, if I did," said the clerk.

    Back to Billabong

  • -- Running short of tobacco, go to my billet's room and try a pipe of his.

    Deep Waters, the Entire Collection

  • So Mike cut a short thick block, and all three stirred the heavy timber sufficiently to admit of the billet's insertion.

    The Blazed Trail

  • "Keep it, keep it, till the letter is read, then bring it me; I shall read the billet's tenor in your eyes."

    Villette

  • Full Metal Jacket, which primarily seems to involve tipping groggy young men out of Spartan beds at five o'clock in the morning, smashing dirty tea mugs during inspection, and bellowing until the billet's windows rattle.

    PopMatters

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