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billet1 (ˈbɪlɪt)
1.  accommodation, esp for a soldier, in civilian lodgings
2.  the official requisition for such lodgings
3.  a space or berth allocated, esp for slinging a hammock, in a ship
4.  informal a job
5.  archaic a brief letter or document
vb , -lets, -leting, -leted
6.  (tr) to assign a lodging to (a soldier)
7.  informal (tr) to assign to a post or job
8.  to lodge or be lodged
[C15: from Old French billette, from bulle a document; see bull³]

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