Boarding

Definition of Boarding

Board´ing
n.1.(Naut.) The act of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or a friendly purpose.
Both slain at one time, as they attempted the boarding of a frigate.
- Sir F. Drake.
2.The act of covering with boards; also, boards, collectively; or a covering made of boards.
3.The act of supplying, or the state of being supplied, with regular or specified meals, or with meals and lodgings, for pay.
Boarding house
a house in which boarders are kept.
Boarding nettings
(Naut.) a strong network of cords or ropes erected at the side of a ship to prevent an enemy from boarding it.
Boarding pike
(Naut.) a pike used by sailors in boarding a vessel, or in repelling an attempt to board it.
Boarding school
a school in which pupils receive board and lodging as well as instruction.
- Totten.

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boards, construction, flashboard, flashboarding, structure
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