What is BILLET?

A soldier’s quarters in a civilian’s house; or the ticket which authorizes him to occupy them. In French law. A bill or promissory note. Billet A ordre, a bill payable to order. Billet d vue, a bill payable at sight. Billet de complaisance, an accommodation bill. Billet de change, an engagement to give, at a future time, a bill of exchange, which the party is not at the time prepared to give. Story, Bills,

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