from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The planking on a ship's side.
- noun Under the Norman kings of England, the tenure by which a bordar held his cot; the services due by a bordar to his lord.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun The base or servile tenure by which a bordar held his cottage.
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- noun The base or servile
tenureby which a bordarheld his cottage.
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For the two next days the river was still high, until on the 4th April the waters seemed suddenly to give way, and by the following day the river was flowing clear and smooth as a millpond, nothing of winter remaining except the masses of bordage ice which were strewn along the shores of the stream.
No ice; not the slightest bordage yet in the harbor.
No ice; not the slightest _bordage_ yet in the harbor.