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board·ing house

also board·ing·house (bôr′dĭng-hous′)
n.
A house where paying guests are provided with meals and lodging.
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boarding house

n
1. a private house in which accommodation and meals are provided for paying guests
2. (Education) Austral a house for boarders at a school. See also house10
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.boarding house - a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guestsboarding house - a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
bed and breakfast, bed-and-breakfast - an overnight boardinghouse with breakfast
house - a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families; "he has a house on Cape Cod"; "she felt she had to get out of the house"
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He thought he'd poke round a bit--Captain Jim was always meddlesome, just like a man--and he went to inquiring round among the sailors' boarding houses and places like that, to see if he could find out anything about the crew of the Four Sisters.
All the folks who kept the boarding house could tell was that about a year before they had found him lying on their doorstep one morning in an awful condition--his head battered to a jelly almost.
The owners of his ship, it seems, had lent him one, in which to carry his heavy chest to his boarding house. Not to seem ignorant about the thing --though in truth he was entirely so, concerning the precise way in which to manage the barrow --Queequeg puts his chest upon it; lashes it fast; and then shoulders the barrow and marches up the wharf.
McGinty added that it was impossible for anyone to remain secret at the Union House, and that, therefore, he would be obliged if McMurdo and Scanlan would put the strangers up for a few days in their boarding house.
The boarding house was near the edge of the town, and soon they were at the crossroads which is beyond its boundary.
Our seven boarding houses are all located on our private campus and provide a comfortable and secure living environment with 24-hour supervision by resident staff.
Living with Strangers: Bedsits and Boarding Houses in Modern English Life, Literature and Film
About 50 workers from City Hall demolished stilt houses, piggeries, boarding houses and commercial structures in Barangay Ibo.
'Boarding houses over bodies of water will be the first to go,' he said.
Salahuddin house won the first prize among boarding houses. First prize in large bungalows category was won by Dr Majid Jahangir, medium bungalow category was won by the lawn of Prof Zafar Iqbal while small bungalows category was jointly won by Zil-e-Huma Nadeem and Tariq Umar Khan.School hospital won first prize in departmental buildings category.
The Catholic Church and other Churches in India had started a good number of boarding houses years ago, mainly to provide opportunity for education to the children from the interior villages where there were no schools.