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Related to billeted: billet doux
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A love letter. John was so enamored with the new girl in his class that he wrote a billet-doux and slipped it into her locker after school.
A complete change of opinion or belief. The phrase comes from the Italian term voltafaccia, meaning "about-turn." Everyone was surprised when the candidate made a complete volte-face on her stance on taxes.
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