bed board

a thin, rigid board placed between a mattress and bedspring to give firm support.
Also, bedboard.

1675–85 Unabridged

bed and board

living quarters and meals: In this school students must pay by the week for bed and board.
one's home regarded as exemplifying the obligations of marriage: He said he would not be responsible for her debts after she left his bed and board.

1400–50; late Middle English Unabridged
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bed and board
1.  sleeping accommodation and meals
2.  (US) law divorce from bed and board a form of divorce whereby the parties are prohibited from living together but the marriage is not dissolved

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The trailers all needed the bed board replaced on them.
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