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boarding house

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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boarding houseˈboarding house noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DHDLTa private house where you pay to sleep and eat syn guesthouse
Examples from the Corpus
boarding houseScholz dates back to 1860, when it was opened as a boarding house.He is now on probation, living in a boarding house in another part of the town since his arrest.Simply to imagine it is to defy credibility: A phone rings in a boarding house in Mobile, Alabama.They spent that night at a cheap railway boarding house hard by the tracks.View from the second floor of Mrs O'Neill's boarding house.He wondered vaguely about going back to Mrs Short's boarding house and getting a pen and paper.In the boarding house he had lived in there was a privy in the backyard.Con had run out of an alley near the boarding house when he'd heard the noise.
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