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A goat is able to provide a campfire container (8)


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'provide a campfire container' is the definition.
I don't know anything about this answer so I can't tell whether it can be defined by this definition.

'a goat is able' is the wordplay.
'a goat' becomes 'billy' (billy is a kind of goat).
'is able' becomes 'can' (if you can do something, you are able to do it).

'to' is the link.

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(Other definitions for billycan that I've seen before include "Cooking-pot" , "Camping cookpot" , "Outback kettle" , "Tin container with lid to boil water outdoors" , "cylindrical pot" .)

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