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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)

References in classic literature ?
As we sailed up the San Francisco water-front, the moment the port doctors passed us, the boarding-house runners were alongside in whitehall boats.
Loud voices and a renewed uproar were raised in front of the boarding-house.
He was speedily ejected from the boarding-house; deposited his portmanteau with a perfect stranger, who did not even catch his name; wandered he knew not where, and was at last hove-to, all standing, in a hospital at Sacramento.
They reside in various boarding-houses near at hand.
Then she determined upon a boarding-house existence and lived for some time at that famous mansion kept by Madame de Saint Amour, in the Rue Royale, at Paris, where she began exercising her graces and fascinations upon the shabby dandies and fly-blown beauties who frequented her landlady's salons.
'Might you be looking for a Boarding-House?' Pleasant inquired, taking her observant stand on one side of the fire.
The memory of that supper makes me hungry now; the sight of it then, when I had only a students' boarding-house dinner behind me, was delicate torment.
Miss Josephine Barry would have liked to board her, but Beechwood was so far from the Academy that it was out of the question; so miss Barry hunted up a boarding-house, assuring Matthew and Marilla that it was the very place for Anne.
Big John promptly sank out of sight in a sailors' boarding-house, and, within the week, joined the Sailors' Union and shipped on a steam schooner to load redwood ties at Bandon, Oregon.
There was no gas, there were no candles; a bronze dish half full of boarding-house butter with a blazing rag floating in it was the thing that produced what was regarded as light.