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BILLY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does billy mean? 

BILLY (noun)
  The noun BILLY has 2 senses:

1. a short stout club used primarily by policemen
2. male goat

  Familiarity information: BILLY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BILLY (noun)


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Meaning:

A short stout club used primarily by policemen

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

billy; billy club; billystick; nightstick; truncheon; baton

Hypernyms ("billy" is a kind of...):

club (stout stick that is larger at one end)


Sense 2billy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Male goat

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Synonyms:

billy goat; he-goat; billy

Hypernyms ("billy" is a kind of...):

caprine animal; goat (any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns)


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