Thursday, August 11, 2011
Definitions for billet
- To provide or obtain lodging.
- To direct (a soldier) by ticket, note, or verbal order, where to lodge.
- Lodging for a soldier, student, etc., as in a private home or nonmilitary public building.
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Citations for billet
If you do not billet my officers upon free quarters this day, I'll order here all the troops in North America.
Now worn, harassed, and overworked, he could give Smith-Dorrien no news of Haig's Corps which was expected to billet that night at Landrecies, twelve miles east of Le Cateau.