Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of billet.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "billeted" to the houses of the inhabitants with the result that a deep mutual respect grew up between the two nationalities.

    History of the World War An Authentic Narrative of the World's Greatest War

  • Previous vice presidents for some years were billeted across the street in the Old Executive Office Building, where much of the White House staff actually works.

    The Good Fight

  • The doctor was billeted at turns in various family homes over the two years at his posting.

    Chamula Power

  • But it was also noted that Lester flies from his home in Buckinghamshire to the office in Glasgow, and is billeted in a taxpayer-funded flat – benefits worth £500 a week.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • From 16 March 1970 to 13 November 1970 you were billeted with

    Heroes or Villains?

  • She was puzzled by the presence of so many women until a cheerful WAC explained that most of the male officers were billeted across the lake at the Hotel Suisse.

    A Covert Affair

  • Did he really expect them to believe that despite being billeted in the same barracks all that time he had never so much as made a pass at her?

    A Covert Affair

  • They were billeted at the Floridian Hotel in Miami, a formerly grand establishment that had been requisitioned by the Air Transport Command and now catered chiefly to servicemen.

    A Covert Affair

  • Some other officers, billeted elsewhere in the glen, broke their swords rather than carry out the orders, and they allowed many MacDonalds to escape into the snowy wastes of the nearby mountains.

    Massacre 'under trust' on a freezing February night

  • Captain Robert Campbell and his men had been billeted with the MacDonalds for two weeks when the order arrived on 12 February "to cut off these miscreants root and branch."

    Massacre 'under trust' on a freezing February night

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  • "I might owe my life to Sam's insistence that the vampire be billeted at my house."-Dead as a Doornail, by Charlaine Harris

    May 19, 2011