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bawr ding

  • n  the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
  • n  a structure of boards
  • v  get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  • v  live and take one's meals at or in
    she rooms in an old boarding house
  • v  lodge and take meals (at)
  • v  provide food and lodging (for)
    The old lady is boarding three men

  • The storied boarding schools of the East are as well-mannered, wealthy and academically rigorous as they ever were.
  • It's a scene common in boarding schools, but these youngsters--98% African American, 79% from low-income homes aren't your typical preppies.
  • Can public boarding schools help at-risk kids excel?.
News & Articles


  • Jonathon Band in International Herald Tribune
    For the moment, we have stopped boarding operations. Coalition operations continue under UK command,said Admiral Jonathon Band, head of the Royal Navy.
  • Barack Obama in U.S. News & World Report
    I know some have argued that brutal methods like water-boarding were necessary to keep us safe,Obama said at one point. "I could not disagree more."
  • Michael Chertoff in Reuters India
    Getting this information in advance enables our frontline personnel to determine whether a visa-free traveler presents a threat, before boarding an aircraft or arriving on our shores,Chertoff said in a statement.

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