board and lodging

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of board and lodging

British
:food and a place to sleep
  • He worked in the kitchen in return for board and lodging.

Word by Word Definitions

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)

lodging play
  1. : a place to live : dwelling

  2. : lodgment

  3. : sleeping accommodations


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