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 Meanings and Examples of BOARDER
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boarder
 n.  a person who receives meals when staying somewhere for payment
 n.  a pupil who lives at school during term time
Classic Sentence:
1  A man named Klipspringer was there so often and so long that he became known as "the boarder"--I doubt if he had any other home.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 4
2  Miss Shepherd is a boarder at the Misses Nettingalls' establishment.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 18. A RETROSPECT
3  In the middle of the hall the prefect of the college sodality was speaking earnestly, in a soft querulous voice, with a boarder.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 5
4  There is very little amusement in the cloister, and the good superior was eager to make the acquaintance of her new boarder.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE
5  My dear, I do hate to tell you this but--Mrs. Elsing calls them 'paying guests' but," Pitty dropped her voice, "they are really nothing at all except boarders.'
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
6  I only wish we'd had 'paying guests' at Tara for the last year instead of free boarders.'
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
7  But though the other boarders kept coming in by ones, twos, and threes, and going to bed, yet no sign of my harpooneer.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
8  The bar-room was now full of the boarders who had been dropping in the night previous, and whom I had not as yet had a good look at.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. Breakfast.
9  It was a standing jest of the boarders that Aniele cleaned house by letting the chickens loose in the rooms.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 2
10  Jurgis went without a word, and, stepping over half a dozen sleeping boarders in the next room, ascended the ladder.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 20
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