board and lodging

N-UNCOUNT
If you are provided with board and lodging, you are provided with food and a place to sleep, especially as part of the conditions of a job.

You get a big salary incentive and free board and lodging too.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • board and lodging — noun A place of lodging with daily meals, usually provided in return for rent or other considerations …   Wiktionary

  • board and lodging — meals and a place to sleep (addition to a salary given to someone working away from home, service offered by a hotel) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Board 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

  • board — I UK [bɔː(r)d] / US [bɔrd] noun Word forms board : singular board plural boards *** 1) [countable] a long thin flat piece of wood, used especially for making floors and other parts of buildings There s a loose board in the bedroom floor. Boards… …   English dictionary

  • lodging — UK [ˈlɒdʒɪŋ] / US [ˈlɑdʒɪŋ] noun [uncountable] Word forms lodging : singular lodging plural lodgings a) a place that you pay to live in temporarily, for example when you are visiting an area board and lodging (= meals and a room): She did all the …   English dictionary

  • lodging — noun (singular, uncountable) 1 a place to stay: board and lodging BrE: It s 70 a week for board and lodging. compare board 1 (9), room and board 2 lodgings plural a house where you pay rent to the owner so you can live in one of their rooms …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • board — board1 W1S1 [bo:d US bo:rd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(information)¦ 2¦(for putting things on)¦ 3¦(group of people)¦ 4¦(in names)¦ 5¦(in building)¦ 6 on board 7¦(meals)¦ 8 go by the board 9¦(in water sports)¦ 10 across the board …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lodging — lodg|ing [ ladʒıŋ ] noun uncount a place that you pay to live in temporarily, for example when you are visiting an area: board and lodging (=meals and a room): She did all the housework in exchange for board and lodging. a. lodgings plural a room …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Board — The Board of Directors of the exchange, or any other body acting in lieu of and with the authority of the Board. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * ▪ I. US /bɔːd/ noun ► [C or S] (also board of directors) MANAGEMENT, WORKPLACE the group… …   Financial and business terms

  • lodging — [[t]lɒ̱ʤɪŋ[/t]] lodgings 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl If you are provided with lodging or lodgings, you are provided with a place to stay for a period of time. You can use lodgings to refer to one or more of these places. He was given free lodging… …   English dictionary

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