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billman

[bil-muh n] /ˈbɪl mən/
noun, plural billmen.
1.
bill3 (def 2).
Origin of billman
1520-1530
1520-30; bill3 + -man
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  • For Hazel Fredericks had two merely for household purposes and the billman's house boasted of four and a boy in buttons.

    One Woman's Life Robert Herrick
  • Mrs. billman, Milly decided, and so confided to her husband, was hard and ambitious socially.

    One Woman's Life Robert Herrick
  • Mrs. Bunker and Mrs. billman, of course, had long since lost sight of Milly in the course of her migrations.

    One Woman's Life Robert Herrick
  • But neither billman nor Fredericks had felt obliged to leave the magazine, she learned from Hazel.

    One Woman's Life Robert Herrick
  • She had a woman's respect for any institution, and Mrs. billman had made her feel that Bunker's was a very important institution.

    One Woman's Life Robert Herrick
  • In this way she had eclipsed her old rival, Mrs. billman, who had kept to Art and Society.

    One Woman's Life Robert Herrick

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