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Synonyms for billy

a short stout club used primarily by policemen

male goat

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A minimalist white dome Ekopod is great for a romantic, secluded escape from the rat race At Billycan Camping in West Sussex you can choose from a bell tent to a tipi Treat yourself to a luxury camping experience with Jolly Days, including upmarket in-tent dining Hit the road on a VW touring holiday with Snowdonia's Celtic Camper Yarlington Yurt is based in the grounds of a Georgian mansion
During this period, billycan and aluminum can be replaced by paper and the wrapper of food became more hygienic, which enabled the paper tableware to see a bright prospect.
A report from the time said: "Mrs E Venables, of 8, Stream Road, Kinswinford, opened the door of her home at the week-end to find a man standing with a billycan in his hand.
The latter looked set for victory but fiddled the last, while Tied Cottage put in a spectacular leap and retained his narrow advantage to the line, going one better than when second to Billycan in 1977.
The scheme is run through a local representative, Billycan Recycling, based in Cargill Close, Longford, which picks up and processes the cans on behalf of Alu Can.
The Everardsgrange trainer won Ireland's richest jump race, sponsored by Powers Gold Label, as a jockey on Billycan 24 years ago but he has found it a far more difficult nut to crack as a trainer.
Americans might look at the little bridge over the Billycan Burn at St Andrews as a quaint bit of history.
One was called Tarzan who used to tell the kids stories and apparently the mums and dads used to fill his billycan with tea.
It was as a rider in 1977 that Morris, son of the late Lord Killanin, teamed up with the novice Billycan to capture the Easter Monday spectacle for Adrian Maxwell.
Morris (below) won Ireland's richest jump race as a jockey on Billycan 24 years ago but he has found it a far harder nut to crack as a trainer.
Morris was winning the race for the first time as a trainer, but partnered Billycan to victory in the event back in 1977.
Mouse Morris rode Billycan to win in 1977 and, although he has not yet been successful as a trainer, he was second with Cahervillahow in 1991 and with Foxchapel King last year.