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- v. to send (children or pets) to stay with other people (or to boarding school, in the case of children)
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He got a board out of the box-room next door, and rested one end in the chink between the fire-place and the mantel-piece, and laid the other end on the back of a chair, then we stuffed the rest of the chink with our night-gowns, and laid a towel along the plank, and behold, a noble stream poured over the end of the board right into the bath we put there ready.
Accordingly, we went on board, took the arms which were left on board out of her, and whatever else we found there-which was a bottle of brandy, and another of rum, a few biscuit-cakes, a horn of powder, and a great lump of sugar in a piece of canvas (the sugar was five or six pounds): all which was very welcome to me, especially the brandy and sugar, of which I had had none left for many years.
I remember a big black board out there and Howard Odum was drawing various designs about what was