boardinghouse
noun Date: 1680 a lodging house at which meals are provided

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  • boardinghouse — oardinghouse n. a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests. Syn: boarding house. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boardinghouse — index building (structure) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • boardinghouse — [bôrd′iŋhous΄] n. a house where meals, or room and meals, can be had for pay: also boarding house …   English World dictionary

  • Boardinghouse — Boar|ding|house 〈[ bɔ:rdıŋhaʊs] n.; , s [ haʊzız]〉 Fremdenheim, Familienpension [engl.] * * * Boar|ding House, Boar|ding|house [ bɔ:dɪŋhaʊs ], das; , s [engl. boarding house, aus: boarding = Verpflegung (zu: to board = verpflegen, beköstigen, zu …   Universal-Lexikon

  • boardinghouse — /bawr ding hows , bohr /, n., pl. boardinghouses / how ziz/. a house at which board or board and lodging may be obtained for payment. Also, boarding house. [1720 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • boardinghouse — Synonyms and related words: dorm, dormitory, doss house, fleabag, flophouse, guest house, hospice, hostel, hostelry, hotel, inn, lodging house, ordinary, pension, posada, pub, public, public house, roadhouse, rooming house, tavern …   Moby Thesaurus

  • boardinghouse — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rooming or lodging house (See abode) …   English dictionary for students

  • Boardinghouse — Boar|ding|house 〈 [bɔ:(r)dıŋhaʊs] n.; Gen.: , Pl.: s [ haʊsız]〉 Fremdenheim, Familienpension [Etym.: engl.] …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • boardinghouse — n. house where one can rent a room and receive meals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • boardinghouse — board′ing•house or board′ing house n. pl. hous•es [[t] ˌhaʊ zɪz[/t]] a house at which meals, or meals and lodging, may be obtained for payment • Etymology: 1720–30 …   From formal English to slang

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