bed-and-breakfast :

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  • n  an overnight boardinghouse with breakfast

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Yet more and more people are flocking to bed-and-breakfast inns, the most old-fashioned homes away from home.

  • David Plouffe in Politico
    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... Norman Finkelstein Ha'aretz May 24, 2008 8887 12606 bed-wetting We're familiar with this," Obama's campaign manager, David Plouffe, told The New York Times a few days ago. "And I'm sure between now and Nov. 4 there will be another period of hand-wringing and bed-wetting. It comes with the territory."

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