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a raised platform on which theatrical performances are given

to go aboard (a means of transport)

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a stout length of sawn timber

food or meals in general

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a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view

a table at which meals are served

electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices

a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc

live and take one's meals at or in

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lodge and take meals (at)

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provide food and lodging (for)

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At the end of this time, behold my husband came on board. He looked with a dejected, angry countenance, his great heart was swelled with rage and disdain; to be dragged along with three keepers of Newgate, and put on board like a convict, when he had not so much as been brought to a trial.
The ship began now to fill; several passengers came on board, who were embarked on no criminal account, and these had accommodations assigned them in the great cabin, and other parts of the ship, whereas we, as convicts, were thrust down below, I know not where.
"Because," said the general, "against all law, reason, and usages of war they have killed on my hands two of the best soldiers on board these galleys, and I have sworn to hang every man that I have taken, but above all this youth who is the rais of the brigantine," and he pointed to him as he stood with his hands already bound and the rope round his neck, ready for death.
Thus the Abraham Lincoln wanted for no means of destruction; and, what was better still she had on board Ned Land, the prince of harpooners.
Bumble, who had handed him over to the care of an old woman, returned; and, telling him it was a board night, informed him that the board had said he was to appear before it forthwith.
Astor for his act of supererogation in furnishing orders for the control of the ship while they were on board, instead of leaving them to be the judges where it would be best for her to touch, and how long to remain.
"You were living with your husband, and were the only woman on board."
I had the biggest magazine of all kinds now that ever was laid up, I believe, for one man: but I was not satisfied still, for while the ship sat upright in that posture, I thought I ought to get everything out of her that I could; so every day at low water I went on board, and brought away something or other; but particularly the third time I went I brought away as much of the rigging as I could, as also all the small ropes and rope-twine I could get, with a piece of spare canvas, which was to mend the sails upon occasion, and the barrel of wet gunpowder.
But they all rejected the proposal, and said they would have nothing to do with me any more; and if I came on board they would all go on shore.
"If the robber is on board he will no doubt get off at Suez, so as to reach the Dutch or French colonies in Asia by some other route.
Who else, of all on board the Ariel, would have dared such devilishness with the lady-god's bed?
It's the sort of thing I've been hearing more or less ever since I came on board."
Hermann, an engaging, stout housewife, wore on board baggy blue dresses with white dots.
On the day in which I visited the ship (the fourteenth), Wyatt and party were also to visit it--so the captain informed me--and I waited on board an hour longer than I had designed, in hope of being presented to the bride, but then an apology came.
In such a neighborhood as this, boards and shingles, lime and bricks, are cheaper and more easily obtained than suitable caves, or whole logs, or bark in sufficient quantities, or even well-tempered clay or flat stones.