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bed and breakfast

n. Abbr. B & B
A private residence, several rooms of which are set aside for overnight guests whose paid accommodations include breakfast.

bed′-and-break′fast adj.


an inn providing guests with a room for the night and breakfast the next morning for one inclusive price. Abbr.: B and B, B&B
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Noun1.bed-and-breakfast - an overnight boardinghouse with breakfastbed-and-breakfast - an overnight boardinghouse with breakfast
boarding house, boardinghouse - a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests
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