Definition of billet verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

billet

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈbɪlət//
 
[transitive, usually passive]+ adv./prep.Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they billet
 
he / she / it billets
 
past simple billeted
 
-ing form billeting
 
 
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to send soldiers to live somewhere temporarily, especially in private houses during a war The troops were billeted in town with local families.
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