noun, plural bil·lets-doux [bil-ey-dooz, bil-ee-; French bee-yey-doo]. /ˈbɪl eɪˈduz, ˈbɪl i-; French bi yeɪˈdu/.
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Raymond Depardon: Un Moment Si Doux is on display at Grand Palais, Paris until February 10, 2014.Photographer Raymond Depardon Captures the ‘Sweet Moments’|Sarah Moroz|November 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The billets-doux Petraeus sent to his paramour-cum-biographer on an unencrypted Gmail account!Tim Weiner: Shadows of J. Edgar Hoover in the Petraeus Affair|Tim Weiner|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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 I|Ian 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 Car|Thomas 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 Laurie|George 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 Spy|J. Fenimore Cooper