from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A separate or special allowance of wages for the procurement of food, or food and lodging.
- n. See under 1st Board.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- A fixed payment made to domestic servants in lieu of board, especially when it is necessary for them to live out during the temporary absence from home of their employers.
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