"billet" in the noun sense
1. note, short letter, line, billet
a short personal letter
"drop me a line when you get there"
lodging for military personnel (especially in a private home)
3. position, post, berth, office, spot, billet, place, situation
a job in an organization
"he occupied a post in the treasury"
"billet" in the verb sense
1. quarter, billet, canton
provide housing for (military personnel)
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