Definition of "billies" [billies]

  • Plural form of billy. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "billies" in a sentence
  • "Particularly useful are the buckets and "billies" (i.e. cylindrical cans) made of this material."
  • "They had built a fence of barbed wire about the pit-mouth and its approaches, and behind this wire they walked -- hard-looking citizens with policemen's "billies," and the bulge of revolvers plainly visible on their hips."
  • "The contents of the "billies" covered a fairly wide range of articles, and an inventory made of one gave the following result: --"