bed-and-breakfast bed-and-breakfast

Definition(s):

  • (n) an overnight boardinghouse with breakfast

Usage(s):

  1. The Tylers bid on an ornate Queen Anne-style fixer-upper and, after finishing the restoration, opened a bed-and-breakfast, the Wild Swan Inn, in 1993.
  2. In the escarpment hamlet of Shomera, Israelis like Gabriel Peretz, the owner of a bed-and-breakfast, can do little more than brace for the next attack.
  3. Yet more and more people are flocking to bed-and-breakfast inns, the most old-fashioned homes away from home.

News

  • Small Business Spotlight: Vintage Gardens Bed & Breakfast

    Seven years ago, Kimberlee and Michael Meeks fell in love with the Finger Lakes and a garden company's former estate in Newark. This year they won national recognition as a top bed-and-breakfast.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Quotes

  • "I was kept in a holding cell at the airport for approximately 24 hours. It wasn't a Belgian bed-and-breakfast, but it wasn't Auschwitz either. I had several unpleasant moments with the guards at the airport and in the holding cell, but since...
    on May 24, 2008 By: Norman Finkelstein Source: Ha'aretz

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