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bed and board

noun

Definition of bed and board

chiefly British

  1. :  food and a place to sleep <They provide bed and board for travellers.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a piece of furniture on or in which to lie and sleep

    :  a place of sex relations

    :  marital relationship

  1. :  to form a layer

    :  to lie flat or flush

    :  to put, take, or send to bed

boardplay
  1. :  border, edge

    :  the side of a ship

    :  a piece of sawed lumber of little thickness and a length greatly exceeding its width

  1. :  to come up against or alongside (a ship) usually to attack

    :  accost, address

    :  to go aboard (as a ship, train, airplane, or bus)


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