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boardinghouse

noun

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a building where people pay to live and have daily meals
  • a onetime boardinghouse that is now the site of the town's historical museum

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The first known use of boardinghouse was in 1680

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“Boardinghouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/boardinghouse. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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