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boarder

1. Brit a pupil who lives at school during term time
2. US a child who lives away from its parents and is cared for by a person or organization receiving payment
3. a person who boards a ship, esp one who forces his way aboard in an attack
4. Informal a person who takes part in sailboarding or snowboarding
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Lor, Miss Smithers, dear,' said the other nine-and-twenty boarders.
The boarders, and the teachers, and the servants, fell back upon the stairs, and upon each other; and never was such a screaming, and fainting, and struggling beheld.
He carried his coat on his arm and his pipe in his teeth; and he apologised for disturbing the boarders on the steps as he selected spots of stone between them on which to set his size 9, width Ds.
Well, as far as I can make out, this business is a sort of song- and-dance act, whacked up for the summer boarders.
There is very little amusement in the cloister, and the good superior was eager to make the acquaintance of her new boarder.
For the law, too, and all who were connected with it, he exhibited a bitter contempt which delighted some and alarmed others of his fellow boarders.
However, they're nice, kind souls, and they take two boarders every year because Miss Hannah's economical soul cannot bear to `waste room space' -- not because they need to or have to, as Miss Ada has told me seven times since Saturday night.
It was a standing jest of the boarders that Aniele cleaned house by letting the chickens loose in the rooms.
Have you heard of the mysterious death of your late boarder Mr.
I did not say he was to suffer, my lord, a fifteen-franc boarder does not suffer.
Miss Smith, and Miss Bickerton, another parlour boarder at Mrs.
He quickly arranged with the Turk that if the latter should find a favourable opportunity for escape before Felix could return to Italy, Safie should remain as a boarder at a convent at Leghorn; and then, quitting the lovely Arabian, he hastened to Paris and delivered himself up to the vengeance of the law, hoping to free De Lacey and Agatha by this proceeding.