Definition of billhook:
eyeshade, measure, broadsheet, throwaway, card, greenback, bank note, nib, beak, bill, account, government note, banker's bill, banknote, visor, pecker, flier, vizor, invoice, notice, flyer, peak, handbill, bank bill, circular, broadside, placard, poster, note, neb, posting.
Though the arms get warm from swinging the grub- axe or billhook, or cleaning out the ditch and plastering and smoothing the side of the mound with the spade, yet feet and ankles are chilled by the water in the ditch.- "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
- "Greene Ferne Farm", Richard Jefferies.
- "Old Jack", W.H.G. Kingston.