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Noun1.billy-ho - an unimaginably large amountbilly-ho - an unimaginably large amount; "British say `it rained like billyo' where Americans say `it rained like all get out'"
large indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity - an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
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"Those supporters will be here for the rest of their lives so you've got to respect and understand if they are not happy then they are not happy and you've got to roll your sleeves up and fight like Billy-ho to turn it around and make sure they are happy.
"We have to fight like billy-ho to get an extension from Snow Hill.
Declan Newsome, 15, was "pedalling like billy-ho" as he came down the steep Hopton Lane in Upper Hopton.
billy-ho. So this little number is a perfect addition to your armoury of travel gadgets.
Saturday, December 12 I was in desperate need of a good oldfashioned lie-in, but an early-riser was banging away like billy-ho on something in the garden of a nearby residence, so getting any rest was nigh-on impossible.