billet ( billets plural & 3rd person present) ( billeting present participle) ( billeted past tense & past participle )
1 verb If members of the armed forces are billeted in a particular place, that place is provided for them to stay in for a period of time.
The soldiers were billeted in private homes. be V-ed adv/prep
2 n-count A billet is a house where a member of the armed forces has been billeted.
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