boarder

[ bawr-der, bohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF boarder

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Mr Jinkins, the only boarder invited, was on the ground first.

Dubuche, who was a boarder, had only joined them on half-holidays and during the long vacation.

She had hoped he might; she liked him and she believed him to be just the sort of boarder she most desired.

I wa'n't fur astern, and every boarder on deck was all eyes and envy.

George Kent boarded with her and one boarder was sufficient.

For the first time that morning Miss Phipps addressed her boarder directly.

He had been very insistent that she take him as boarder and lodger.

Well, I shall just pay no more attention to her than's if she was a—a boarder!

Because your boarder is charming, and I am longing to enjoy her.

Boarder—(musingly)—But what do you do with the hash that's left over?

WORD ORIGIN

1520s, "one who has food and/or lodging at the house of another," agent noun from board (v.), in this sense from board (n.1) in the "food" sense; meaning "one who boards (an enemy's) ships" is from 1769, from a verbal sense derived from board (n.2).

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