Part of speech: noun

One who receives meals for pay.

Part of speech: noun

One detailed to board an enemy's ship.

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Usage examples "boarder":

  1. She stated plainly what she expected to do for her boarder, and what she expected her boarder would do for her. - "Oh, Money! Money!", Eleanor Hodgman Porter.
  2. She was a parlour- boarder, had a room to herself, and a fire in it when the weather was cold. - "Marcella", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
  3. Miss Bunting privately thought that the new boarder, recommended by so great a personage as Signor Baroni, stood an excellent chance of being allowed a generous latitude as regards conforming to the rules at No. 24- provided she paid her bills promptly and without too careful a scrutiny of the " extras." - "The Splendid Folly", Margaret Pedler.