boarding house


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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.

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
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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References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
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.
Request for quotations : selection of a general contractor to perform construction and installation work at the facility: overhaul improvement of the territory of the gru boarding house for the elderly, disabled of general type in the village of belye boloty, grodno region.
Landlord arrested for peeping !-- -- Rey Galupo (The Philippine Star) - August 7, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines A 69-year-old retiree was arrested after tenants at his boarding house in Sampaloc, Manila accused him yesterday of using a hidden camera in the common bathroom.
The Boarding House in Howwood was named the best in Renfrewshire.
With Harry watching, Meghan had a floral pattern painted on her left hand and wrist during a visit to a boarding house in the Atlas Mountains, where girls are given a chance to fulfil their potential by having a secondary education thanks to an NGO.
Harry and Meghan during a henna ceremony for the Duchess at the Education For All boarding house, in the Atlas Mountains Picture: TIM WHITBY
The police tracking team traced the accused at a boarding house owned by a certain Rahima Pulao in the Quezon Boulevard area of Barangay 23-C.
Benjiel Kirby Bajo, chief Koronadal City Police Station, said officers with an arrest warrant found Maria Malaya Fernandez at her boarding house in Barangay Gen.