Billy meaning

bĭlē
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(person, proper, name) A masculine name.
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A billy goat.
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A billy club.
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A metal pot or kettle used in camp cooking.
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(austral.) A can or kettle used in outdoor cooking.
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A billy club.
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(Geordie) A good friend.
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(Australia, New Zealand) A tin used by bushmen to boil tea, a billypot.
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(UK, Australia) A billycan.

Let's get the billy and cook some beans.

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(slang) A condom (From the E-Rotic song "Willy, Use a Billy...Boy")
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A diminutive of the male given name William.
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A club or heavy stick; truncheon, esp. one carried by a policeman.
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(US, nickname) The B-25 twin-engine bomber aircraft used during World War Two, commonly called the "B-25 Mitchell" in honor of U.S. Army General William "Billy" Mitchell.

2003 Bradley, James Flyboys. New York: Little, Brown and Company. Ch 7.

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Origin of billy

  • Probably short for billypot from Billy nickname for William

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition