day boarder

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: boarder - a schoolchild at a boarding school who has meals at school but sleeps at home
dayboy - a day boarder who is a boy
daygirl - a day boarder who is a girl
school-age child, schoolchild, pupil - a young person attending school (up through senior high school)
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Although there were seven girls at the neighbouring school where I was a day boarder, and although they called me little Esther Summerson, I knew none of them at home.
Pickwick's sincerity, that he should immediately submit to personal restraint; and that gentleman having consented to hold a conference with Miss Tomkins, from the interior of a closet in which the day boarders hung their bonnets and sandwich-bags, he at once stepped into it, of his own accord, and was securely locked in.
This desire translates into a specific award criterion, has the main objective to spread over a wider period possible the impact of these investments on the price of day boarders.