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billy1 British & World English

A tin or enamel cooking pot with a lid and a wire handle, for use when camping

billy2 British & World English

short for billy goat.

billy-o British & World English

Very much, hard, or strongly

silly billy British & World English

A silly or foolish person

Joel, Billy British & World English

(1949-), US pop singer and songwriter; full name William Martin Joel. His hit songs include “Piano Man” (1973), “Just the Way You Are” (1977), “Tell Her About It” (1983), “We Did n’t Start the Fire” (1989), and “The River of Dreams” (1993)

Bunter, Billy British & World English

A schoolboy character, noted for his fatness and gluttony, in stories by Frank Richards (pseudonym of Charles Hamilton, 1876–1961)

Casper, Billy British & World English

(1931-), US golfer; full name William Earl Casper, Jr. His 68 professional wins include 51 PGA Tour wins, two US Open championships (1959, 1966), and a Masters Tournament championship (1970)

Graham, Billy British & World English

(B.1918), American evangelical preacher; full name William Franklin Graham. He is world famous as a mass evangelist

Wilder, Billy British & World English

(1906–2002), Austrian-born American film director and screenwriter; born Samuel Wilder. He earned recognition as a writer-director with the film noir classic Double Indemnity (1944). Other films include The Apartment (1960), which won three Oscars

Wright, Billy British & World English

(1924–94), English footballer; full name William Ambrose Wright. A wing half and latterly a defender, he was the first player to make more than a hundred appearances for his country (105 altogether, ninety as captain)

Connolly, Billy British & World English

(B.1942), Scottish comedian. At first a folk singer, he developed his earthy stand-up act on British television before moving on to a successful career in the US

Mitchell, Billy British & World English

(1879–1936), US army officer; full name William Mitchell; born in France. An outspoken advocate of air power, he was court-martialed in 1925 for his criticism of the war and navy departments. As a civilian, he continued to preach the importance of air power in warfare

Bonney, William H. British & World English

(1859–81), American outlaw; born Henry McCarty; known as Billy the Kid. A notorious robber and murderer, he was captured by Sheriff Pat Garrett in 1880, and was shot by Garrett after he escaped

Billy Powell in Osceola British & World English

(C.1804–38), leader of the Seminole Indians; born Billy Powell. Resisting all government efforts to remove his people from their homeland in Florida, he led them in the Seminole Wars, which began in 1835. He was captured in 1837 while bearing a flag of truce

Billy the Kid in Bonney, William H. British & World English

(1859–81), American outlaw; born Henry McCarty; known as Billy the Kid. A notorious robber and murderer, he was captured by Sheriff Pat Garrett in 1880, and was shot by Garrett after he escaped

billy English-Spanish

billy (goat)

billy club English-Spanish

porra f, cachiporra f

billy goat in goat English-Spanish

macho m cabrío