1) A piece of wood cut to a suitable length for fuel.

1586 and for bylletts and faggots … iiijli xviijs iiijd

1668 in the yard, billitt wood, Ł2, Selby. The Crooked Billet is the name of public houses at Saxton and Tadcaster: such billets are said to have been used as primitive inn signs.

places Selby
dates 1586 1668

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