bed and board


bed and board
.bed and 'board
n [U] BrE
food and a place to sleep

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Bed and board — Board Board (b[=o]rd), n. [OE. bord, AS. bord board, shipboard; akin to bred plank, Icel. bor[eth] board, side of a ship, Goth. f[=o]tu baurd footstool, D. bord board, G. brett, bort. See def. 8. [root]92.] 1. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bed (and board) — n. The right of a married couple to live together; (Latin) a mensa et thoro. See also divorce The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • bed and board — noun : sleeping quarters and meals especially in marital cohabitation his wife has left his bed and board * * * 1. living quarters and meals: In this school students must pay by the week for bed and board. 2. one s home regarded as exemplifying… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bed and Board — This article is about a French film. For lodging, see Bed and breakfast. Bed and Board original film poster Directed by François Truffaut …   Wikipedia

  • bed and board — noun A place to sleep and eat; bed and breakfast; the services provided by an inn or similar establishment. For, alas, the Ideal always has to grow in the Real, and to seek out its bed and board there, often in a very sorry way. No beautifullest… …   Wiktionary

  • bed and board — 1. living quarters and meals: In this school students must pay by the week for bed and board. 2. one s home regarded as exemplifying the obligations of marriage: He said he would not be responsible for her debts after she left his bed and board.… …   Universalium

  • bed and board — lodging and food. → bed …   English new terms dictionary

  • bed and board — noun (U) food and a place to sleep …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bed and board — UK / US noun [uncountable] meals and a room to sleep in …   English dictionary

  • bed and board — noun sleeping accommodation and meals …   Australian English dictionary


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