a club or heavy stick; truncheon, esp. one carried by a policeman
in full billy club
Origin of billyfrom billet
Austral. a can or kettle used in outdoor cooking
Origin of billyfrom 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.