Definition of Billeting

1. Verb. (American English) (present participle of billet) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Billeting

1. billet [v] - See also: billet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Billeting

billbug
billbugs
billed
biller
billers
billet
billet-doux
billet barge
billet doux
billet reading
billeted
billeter
billeters
billethead
billetheads
billeting (current term)
billets
billets-doux
billetted
billetting
billfish
billfishes
billfold
billfolds
billhead
billheads
billholder
billholders
billhook
billhooks

Literary usage of Billeting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of the 89th Division, U. S. A.: From Its Organization in 1917 by George H. English, War Society of the 89th Division (1920)
"billeting One of the essential activities of an occupying army is the arrangement for the billeting of the troops in the houses of the civil population. ..."

2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1889)
"billeting OF SOLDIERS UNDER MAJOR SETH POMEROY, 1747. Communicated by WILLIAM K. WRIGHT, Esq., of Northampton, Maat. ri iHE following document is copied ..."

3. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, James Hammond Trumbull, Charles Jeremy Hoadly, Council of Safety (Conn.). (1876)
"to pass said resolve, it being then fully understood by us that the charge of billeting the troops would be paid by the crown ; that the prosperity of his ..."

4. The Military Forces of the Crown: Their Administration and Government by Charles Mathew Clode (1869)
"billeting ORDER OF CHARLES II. " CHARLES R., [XII. " You are with our troop of our regiment of horse tinder the command of our right trusty and well-beloved ..."

5. The Political Code of the State of California by California, Creed Haymond, John Chilton Burch (1874)
"No soldier shall, in time of peace, be quar- billeting tered m any house, without the consent of the owner; 45—VOL. II.—POL. j . ..."

6. King's Mountain and Its Heroes: History of the Battle of King's Mountain by Lyman Copeland Draper, Anthony Allaire (1881)
"billeting the Wounded.—March to Bickerstaff's Old Fields. In a contest like that on King's Mountain, lasting over an hour, with eighteen hundred men engaged ..."

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