In peacetime it is only necessary to billet troops in the villages of any district and the number of fires in that district immediately increases.
Charles was willing to surrender his claims to billet soldiers by force, to order the execution of martial law in time of peace, and to exact forced loans, benevolences, or any kind of taxation, without consent of parliament; but he protested against the demand that he should surrender the right to imprison without showing cause.
F, The billet last entered.
hammering, pressing or stamping) and drawing, all really proceed by squeezing 1 A " billet " is a bar, 5 in.
As the foremost end of the billet emerges from the furnace it enters the first of a series of roll-trains, and passes immediately thence to others, so that before half of the billet has emerged from the furnace its front end has already been reduced by rolling to its final shape, that of merchant-bars, which are relatively thin, round or square rods, in lengths of 300 ft.