Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    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 a vue, a bill payable at sight. Billet de complaisance, an accommodation blll. 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, § 2, n.