boardinghouse

[bawr-ding-hous, bohr-]
noun, plural boardinghouses [bawr-ding-hou-ziz, bohr-] .
a house at which board or board and lodging may be obtained for payment.
Also, boarding house.


Origin:
1720–30

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boardinghouse

noun
a private house that provides accommodations and meals for paying guests [syn: boarding house
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Walk a city plan woven into a carpet and look into the windows of mill and boardinghouse models.
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