A piece of timber sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth as compared with the thickness, -- used for building, etc.
A table to put food upon.
Hence: What is served on a table as food; stated meals; provision; entertainment; -- usually as furnished for pay; as, to work for one's board; the price of board.
A table at which a council or court is held. Hence: A council, convened for business, or any authorized assembly or meeting, public or private; a number of persons appointed or elected to sit in council for the management or direction of some public or private business or trust; as, the Board of Admiralty; a board of trade; a board of directors, trustees, commissioners, etc.
A square or oblong piece of thin wood or other material used for some special purpose, as, a molding board; a board or surface painted or arranged for a game; as, a chessboard; a backgammon board.
Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers, etc.; pasteboard; as, to bind a book in boards.
The stage in a theater; as, to go upon the boards, to enter upon the theatrical profession.
The border or side of anything.
The side of a ship.
The stretch which a ship makes in one tack.
To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house.
To go on board of, or enter, as a ship, whether in a hostile or a friendly way.
To enter, as a railway car.
To furnish with regular meals, or with meals and lodgings, for compensation; to supply with daily meals.
To place at board, for compensation; as, to board one's horse at a livery stable.
To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation; as, he boards at the hotel.
To approach; to accost; to address; hence, to woo.
It's the game of life. Do I win or do I lose? One day they're gonna shut the game down. I gotta have as much fun and go around the board as many times as I can before it's my turn to leave. Tupac Shakur
God made the Idiot for practice, and then He made the School Board. Mark Twain
Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate. Vince Lombardi
We should all be obliged to appear before a board every five years and justify our existence... on pain of liquidation. George Bernard Shaw
How pleasant it is for a father to sit at his child's board. It is like an aged man reclining under the shadow of an oak which he has planted. Voltaire
board in Dutch is aanklampen, zich vastklampen aan
board in Finnish is taulu
board in German is Brett, Tafel, Gremium, Verpflegung, Tafel, Platte
board in Italian is bordo, scarto, tavola, commissione
board in Latin is tabula
board in Portuguese is placa
board in Spanish is bordo
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