Definition of Billfold

1. Noun. A pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money.

Exact synonyms: Notecase, Pocketbook, Wallet
Generic synonyms: Case



Definition of Billfold

1. Noun. A small, folding sleeve or case designed to hold paper currency, as well as credit cards, pictures, etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Billfold

1. a wallet [n -S] - See also: wallet

Lexicographical Neighbors of Billfold

billet barge
billet doux
billet reading
billeted
billeter
billeters
billethead
billetheads
billeting
billets
billets-doux
billetted
billetting
billfish
billfishes
billfold (current term)
billfolds
billhead
billheads
billholder
billholders
billhook
billhooks
billiard
billiard ball
billiard hall
billiard marker
billiard parlor
billiard parlour
billiard player

Literary usage of Billfold

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

1. The Practices and Procedures of the Investigating Services of the Deparment edited by Strom Thurmond (1998)
"The papers from his billfold and his empty billfold were in separate pockets. We don't believe that our son had the knowledge to tie the knot in the rope ..."

2. Composition for Elementary Schools: A Child's Composition Book by James Fleming Hosic, Cyrus Lauron Hooper (1916)
"Let us suppose that you found the billfold or the fox terrier, ... If you write to the person who lost the billfold, you should address him as Dear Sir, ..."

3. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"... live apart by agreement, without being judicially separated, does not (d) Walcot v. billfold, Kay, 534 ; in fact his permanent home, but is in Sing v. ..."

4. New Cases in the Court of Common Pleas, and Other Courts: With Tables of the by Peregrine Bingham, Great Britain Court of Common Pleas (1839)
"... by indenture of lease of 17th July 1730, Barlow and Andrews demised to Robert Umpleby, part of Upper billfold, fronting towards the west seventy-five ..."

5. Eastern Standard Tribe by Cory Doctorow (2005)
"the billfold attested. Art turned it over in his hands, then, still smiling, emptied the card slot and started paging through the ID. "Lester? ..."

6. Black Soldier, White Army: The 24th Infantry Regiment in Korea by William T. Bowers, William M. Hammond, George L. MacGarrigle (1997)
""They stomped me around some and took my field jacket and my billfold and cap. Then they left me. ... I think they shot anybody they saw was still moving. ..."

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