bed and board

noun

Definition of bed and board

chiefly British
:food and a place to sleep
  • They provide bed and board for travellers.

Word by Word Definitions

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

  2. : a place of sex relations

  3. : marital relationship

  1. : to find or make sleeping accommodations

  2. : to go to bed

  3. : to form a layer

board play
  1. : border, edge

  2. : the side of a ship

  3. : 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

  2. : accost, address

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


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