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Synonyms for boarder

a tenant in someone's house


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someone who forces their way aboard ship

a pupil who lives at school during term time

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Although there were seven girls at the neighbouring school where I was a day boarder, and although they called me little Esther Summerson, I knew none of them at home.
Grapplers and boarders lined the contiguous rails of each.
However, they're nice, kind souls, and they take two boarders every year because Miss Hannah's economical soul cannot bear to `waste room space' -- not because they need to or have to, as Miss Ada has told me seven times since Saturday night.
Many of its first and second floors are let, furnished, to single gentlemen; and it takes boarders besides.
A group of boarders were seated on the high stoop upon round, flat mats like German pancakes.
And the lower school never doubt for a moment that it was our old Brooke who led the boarders, in what capacity they care not a straw.
In the summer they take in boarders, an' in the winter they make a good livin' coin' each other up at tradin' horses.
The house is full of boarders, both married and single, many of whom sleep upon the premises, and contract by the week for their board and lodging: the charge for which diminishes as they go nearer the sky to roost.
screamed a numerous chorus of treble voices from the staircase inside, consisting of the spinster lady of the establishment, three teachers, five female servants, and thirty boarders, all half-dressed and in a forest of curl-papers.
I suppose that you can get rid of your boarders when you wish.
There were ten or a dozen boarders there; but they were honest foremen or commonplace clerks from the stores, of a very different calibre from the young Irishman.
Miss Smith, and Miss Bickerton, another parlour boarder at Mrs.
Pocket, yet it always appeared to me that by far the best part of the house to have boarded in, would have been the kitchen - always supposing the boarder capable of self-defence, for, before I had been there a week, a neighbouring lady with whom the family were personally unacquainted, wrote in to say that she had seen Millers slapping the baby.
But his words were unheeded, no shot was fired, and the last boarder made good his escape and disappeared with the rest into the wood.
So we find Angel Clare at six-and-twenty here at Talbothays as a student of kine, and, as there were no houses near at hand in which he could get a comfortable lodging, a boarder at the dairyman's.