meaning of Billy

Billy meaning in General Dictionary

A club esp a policemans club also known as billy club

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  • a short stout club used mainly by policemen
  • male goat
  • A club; esp., a policeman's club.
  • A slubbing or roving device.

Billy meaning in Names Dictionary

kind of William. Resolute guardian.
Name Origin: German
Name Gender: Male


Billy meaning in Law Dictionary

This term refers to a club or a bludgeon. Many police carry a billy.


Billy meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"club," 1848, American English, initially burglars' slang for "crowbar;" indicating "policeman's club" very first recorded 1856, probably from nickname of William, placed on various things (compare jack, jimmy, jenny).


Billy - German to English

Billy [Whitley Strieber]


Billy meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A club; esp., a policeman's club.

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  • (letter.) A slubbing or roving device.

Sentence Examples with the word Billy

Fred was already gone and Brandon Westlake presided over breakfast court with Pumpkin Green, rehashing the good old days until the young man's eyes glazed and with mumbled excuses, he retreated to find his partner in combat Billy Langstrom.

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