like billyo informal (intensifier)snowing like billyo

Word Origin for billyo

C19: of unknown origin
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Historical Examples of billyo

  • She is used to pursuing that fleet and antlered pride of the forest—the stag—and she can go like billyo.

  • For the wooden fence leading up to the bridge had caught fire, and it was burning like billyo.