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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n boarder a pupil who lives at school during term time
    • n boarder someone who forces their way aboard ship "stand by to repel boarders"
    • n boarder a tenant in someone's house
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Boarder (Naut) One who boards a ship; one selected to board an enemy's ship.
    • Boarder One who has food statedly at another's table, or meals and lodgings in his house, for pay, or compensation of any kind.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n boarder One who boards. One who gets his meals, or both meals and lodging, in the house of another for a price agreed upon.
    • n boarder plural On a man-of-war, the officers and men detailed to attack an enemy by boarding. They are armed with cutlases and pistols.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Boarder one who receives board (food): one who boards a ship
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. bord, a board, the side of a ship; Ice. borð, the side of a ship: conn. either with Bear or with Broad.


In literature:

Had never threatened defendant with personal chastisement from other boarders if he denied any engagement.
"Baboo Jabberjee, B.A." by F. Anstey
I shall take twenty men from each sloop as boarders.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
But the remaining boarder annoyed her by his noisy whine.
"The Job" by Sinclair Lewis
I have a boarder at present.
"The Dragon's Secret" by Augusta Huiell Seaman
Counting boarders and externes, Madame Heger's school numbered over a hundred pupils.
"Emily Brontë" by A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson
Then he came down, and took his place at the table with the rest of the boarders.
"Rufus and Rose" by Horatio Alger, Jr
A framework of stout rope-netting placed where necessary, to obstruct an enemy's boarders.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
But you must allow it's scarcely like having a home; sometimes I really think I would rather be boarders at school, do you know, Jass?
"Robin Redbreast" by Mary Louisa Molesworth
His first task was to estimate the business situation; it was the same, except that his boarders had gone at the request of Mrs. Murphy.
"The Grain Ship" by Morgan Robertson
He was not a guest, but a boarder, and was addressed by the landlady and the boarders as Mr. Grey.
"Tom, The Bootblack" by Horatio Alger
She mounts fifteen guns and around her is stretched a stout netting to keep off a party of boarders.
"Famous Privateersmen and Adventurers of the Sea" by Charles H. L. Johnston
And then she wants to take in a boarder or two.
"Sunny Boy in the Big City" by Ramy Allison White
Our boarders are employed at the factories.
"Nobody's Girl" by Hector Malot
I also will accomodate 6 or 8 gentlemen boarders on reasonable terms.
"A Portrait of Old George Town" by Grace Dunlop Ecker
A few boarders received.
"The Silver Lining" by John Roussel
In the parlors, he could hear the voices of boarders.
"The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton" by Wardon Allan Curtis
One family only in this neighborhood takes boarders in the summer.
"Quaker Hill" by Warren H. Wilson
They were the boarders.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
There are in Louisville, two great hotels, one of which has, on an average, one hundred and forty, and the other eighty boarders.
"Travels in North America, From Modern Writers" by William Bingley
Mrs. Hart's parlors were always thrown open to her boarders in the evening.
"Hand and Ring" by Anna Katharine Green

In poetry:

They drift as wrecks on the tide,
The grappling-irons are plied,
The boarders climb up the side,
The shouts are feeble and few.
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XXI. -- King Olaf's Deat" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The boarder in the bar-room rose,
A pale gaunt man who lodged with Hann,
“I bear,” he said, “the worst of woes,
And suffer torments no one knows,
For do my best I never can
Have sleep like any other man.
"Highly Desireable" by Edward Dyson
And, arriving at your lodgings, with a face of deepest gloom,
You shun the other boarders and your manly brow you knit;
You take a light and go upstairs directly to your room—
But the whole house knows you’re hit.
"Rejected" by Henry Lawson
It was a mighty snug resort, that Sydney-side hotel:
A snug resort where fellows dined "not wisely, but too well";
The boarders all had gone to bed, and other men departed,
When Pat suggested to his pal 'twas nearly time they started.
"Too Much Light" by Harry Breaker Morant

In news:

Skies and boarders wait for the gondola on Tuesday morning with 8 inches of powder being reported by Steamboat Ski Area.
Skies and boarders start to line up for the gondola at Steamboat Ski Area on Tuesday morning.
Mount Seymour greets night skiers and boarders, while Grouse Mountain opens its Snowshoe Grind nights, twice-a-week drop-in events.
Randy Morgan's bronze mural of surfers, skim boarders is on the wall of Hobie Surf Shop.
A boarder on Thursday, opening day, at Mammoth Mountain.
We went to Colorado to visit family and the neighbors had these Boarder Collie/ Blue Healer mix pups and they were so cute and smart so I took Orion home with us.
Paddle boarders and kayakers competed Sunday in the second annual Marco Island Paddle Challenge, racing around Smokehouse Bay to benefit the Leadership Marco Alumni Scholarship program.
Stand-up paddle boarder David Peterson of Pukalani was not injured, officials said.
Historian and columnist Jack Lamar Mayfield writes about Confederate soldiers getting ready for upcoming battles during the Civil War along the Mississippi/Tennesee boarder.
The R/V Manta will operate in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary, located 100 miles offshore, directly south of the Louisiana-Texas boarder.
A FOUR-PERSON CHAIR BUILT BY LEITNER-POMA, OF GRAND JUNCTION, whisks skiers and boarders up the 800-foot vertical of Telluride's Revelation Bowl.
A snow boarder drops into a canyon where Lake Tahoe can be seen in the distance at Alpine Meadows.
The second event was a slide jam, which consists of boarders skating down a hill and pushing their board to either side of them, utilizing their momentum and softer wheels to spin, slide and contort their bodies while gliding over pavement.
Girls, if you happen to be a little stinky, just south of the boarder (ya know, in your va-hoo-hoo region) these stinky chicks.
From the land of sake, Sony and sushi comes a solid shred edit featuring some of the best Japanese boarders in the game today including Yuki Kodano, Kotaro Kamimura, Keiji Okamoto and other riders with more than one k in their names.

In science:

The only thing we can do to read is to use the left boarder, by doing so we shift the pattern too behind.
Coassociativity breaking and oriented graphs
If we want more information we can read the boarder too.
Coassociativity breaking and oriented graphs
Wigner, Characterictic vectors of boardered matrices with infinite dimensions, Ann.
Random matrices, free probability and the invariant subspace problem relative to a von Neumann Algebra
These unusual results show that the spin correlation has profound in fluence on the quantum phases and the boarder of the MIT in correlated electron systems.
Effect of Spin Correlations on Multi-orbital Metal-Insulator Transitions and Suppression of Orbital Selective Mott Transitions
Then if two neighbor regions are colored by RG or GY then color its boarder (edge in the cubic graph) by G, if two neighbor regions are colored by RG or BY then color it boarded by R and if two neighbor regions are colored by RY or BG then color its boarder by B.
Spiral Chains: The Proofs of Tait's and Tutte's Three-Edge-Coloring Conjectures
Supersymmetry in its most hoped-for incarnation is starting to be pushed to the boarder of fine-tuning: in the framework of the CMSSM, supersymmetry is excluded up to a mass of 1 TeV in the (optimistic) scenario of equal squark-gluino mass.
Searches for phenomena beyond the Standard Model at the LHC with the ATLAS and CMS detectors
Hence the necessary regularity is determined by the boarder of Z1 .
Solution Representations for a Wave Equation with Weak Dissipation
Before we continue with the estimation of the number of points inside the fundamental domain and those hitting the boarder, we want to estimate the exponential sums, which will occur in the following sections.
Asymptotic normality of additive functions on polynomial sequences in canonical number systems