billyboy

billyboy

(ˈbɪlɪˌbɔɪ)
n
a type of river barge
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Critique: Author BillyBoy *, who cherished Italian fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973) as a role model, presents Frocking Life, a blend of memoir and honorary tribute.
One of the best examples of this duality is the infamous scene in the run-down opera house where Alex and his droogs come upon Billyboy and his crew.
Billyboy Ramahlele heard the riot before he saw it.
And then, in 1997, one year after the riot Billyboy Ramahlele witnessed, something new appeared in the photo: two flags from the age of white supremacy in South Africa--one from the old Afrikaner republic and one from the apartheid state that followed it.
Billyboy Ramahlele recounted his feelings of joy: "Whenever there was a soccer match [in Bloemfontein], I would take a van full of black and white people," he reminisced, smiling happily.
Beloved mum of James, Lisa and Billyboy and loving nan to Jack.
Howddoody and Minsgill Man look best in the confined and Sapega and Master Billyboy look to have the ladies race between them.
Wincanton: 4.20 Master Billyboy, 4.50 L'Oudon Ludlow: 3.00 Mioche d'Estruval, 4.00 Toulouse, 5.30 Zalda.
British grips (assistants) call a large dolly (a mobile platform) a billyboy.
With less than six lengths separating the first five, the form of Master Billyboy's win at Newton Abbot possibly isn't as strong as it might look, but he promises to stay well.
Master Billyboy, backed down to 4-1 from a morning price of 16-1, successfully landed the gamble for Sarah Williams' north Devon yard in the two-and-three-quarter-mile handicap hurdle.
Sarah Williams was on very good terms with herself after Master Billyboy landed a gamble in the two-and-three-quarter-mile handicap hurdle