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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Boarder  \Board"er\,  n. 
  1.  One  who  has  food  statedly  at  another's  table,  or  meals  and 
  lodgings  in  his  house,  for  pay  or  compensation  of  any 
  kind 
 
  2.  (Naut.)  One  who  boards  a  ship;  one  selected  to  board  an 
  enemy's  ship.  --Totten. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  boarder 
  n  1:  a  tenant  in  someone's  house  [syn:  {lodger},  {roomer}] 
  2:  someone  who  forces  their  way  aboard  ship;  "stand  by  to  repel 
  boarders" 
  3:  a  pupil  who  lives  at  school  during  term  time 




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