He was billeted with a Fourth Division infantry unit floating a few miles out in the Channel.
Adrienne discusses learnedly the merits of the Divisions who have been billeted in the village.
During the occupation of Sedan he was billeted on Delaherche.
The maltery, where W and X Companies were billeted, was one of the best billets they had been in for some time.
The oddest of all was finding Sim Jones billeted in the same prison.
The band of the 1st Royals played them into the city, where they were billeted for the night.
I am billeted with very decent folk, extremely devout Catholics.
B Company is billeted in the two barns belonging to this farm: two platoons in each barn.
We regard them as shy visitors—though are we not billeted on them?
At Compigne, where they were billeted in a school, Major Baring (p. 327) records that they were in tearing spirits.
1590s, "to assign quarters to," earlier, as a noun, "official record or register" (Middle English), from Anglo-French billette "list, schedule," diminutive of bille (see bill (n.1)). Related: Billeted; billeting.
thick stick of wood, mid-15c., from Middle French billette, diminutive of bille "stick of wood" (see billiards).
"document, note;" see billet-doux.