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board
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 17
1. A table to put food upon.
3. Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers, etc.; pasteboard; as, to bind a book in boards.
4. The stage in a theater; as, to go upon the boards, to enter upon the theatrical profession.
6. The side of a ship.
7. The stretch which a ship makes in one tack.
8. To go on board of, or enter, as a ship, whether in a hostile or a friendly way.
9. To enter, as a railway car.
10. To furnish with regular meals, or with meals and lodgings, for compensation; to supply with daily meals.
11. To place at board, for compensation; as, to board one's horse at a livery stable.
12. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth as compared with the thickness, - used for building, etc.
13. Hence: What is served on a table as food; stated meals; provision; entertainment; - usually as furnished for pay; as, to work for one's board; the price of board.
14. A table at which a council or court is held. Hence: A council, convened for business, or any authorized assembly or meeting, public or private; a number of persons appointed or elected to sit in council for the management or direction of some public or private business or trust; as, the Board of Admiralty; a board of trade; a board of directors, trustees, commissioners, etc.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation; as, he boards at the hotel.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house.
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