Board"ing, n. 1. (Naut.) The act of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or a friendly purpose.
Both slain at one time, as they attempted the boarding of a frigate.Sir F. Drake.
2. The act of covering with boards; also, boards, collectively; or a covering made of boards.
3. The act of supplying, or the state of being supplied, with regular or specified meals, or with meals and lodgings, for pay.
Boarding house, a house in which boarders are kept. --
(Naut.), a strong network of cords or ropes erected at the side of a ship to prevent an enemy from boarding it. --
(Naut.), a pike used by sailors in boarding a vessel, or in repelling an attempt to board it.
Boarding school, a school in which pupils receive board and lodging as well as instruction.
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