- (born William Franklin Graham) 1918- ; U.S. Christian evangelist
- 1893?-1991; U.S. dancer & choreographer
- (born Samuel Wilder) 1906-2002; U.S. film writer & director, born in Austria-Hungary
- (Mrs. Almanzo Wilder; born Laura Elizabeth Ingalls) 1867-1957; U.S. author of children's books
- 1897-1975; U.S. novelist & playwright
a club or heavy stick; truncheon, esp. one carried by a policeman
in full billy club
Origin of billy; from billet
Austral. a can or kettle used in outdoor cooking
Origin of billy; from Australian billycan ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps native term billa, water (as in billabong) + can
a masculine name
A billy club.
nounpl. bil·lies Australian
A metal pot or kettle used in camp cooking.
Origin of billyProbably short for billypot, from Billy, nickname for William.
- A billy club.
- A billy goat.
- (Geordie) A good friend.
- (Australia, New Zealand) A tin used by bushmen to boil tea, a billypot.
- (UK, Australia) A billycan.
- Let's get the billy and cook some beans.
- (slang) A condom (From the E-Rotic song "Willy, Use a Billy...Boy")
- A slubbing or roving machine.