board and lodging

Definition of board and lodging


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

Word by Word Definitions

  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)

  1. :  a place to live :  dwelling

    :  lodgment

    :  sleeping accommodations

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