living quarters and meals:
In this school students must pay by the week for bed and board.
one’s home regarded as exemplifying the obligations of marriage:
He said he would not be responsible for her debts after she left his bed and board.
sleeping accommodation and meals
(US, law) divorce from bed and board, a form of divorce whereby the parties are prohibited from living together but the marriage is not dissolved
Lodging and meals, as in Housekeepers usually earn a standard salary in addition to bed and board. This phrase was first recorded in the York Manual (c. 1403), which stipulated certain connubial duties: “Her I take … to be my wedded wife, to hold to have at bed and at board.” Later bed was used merely to denote a place to sleep.
an accommodation offered by an inn, hotel, or especially a private home, consisting of a room for the night and breakfast the next morning for one inclusive price. an inn, hotel, or private home offering such an accommodation. Abbreviation: B&B. Contemporary Examples Instead, I stayed in a bed-and-breakfast kind of place near the sea, so […]
- Bed bath
noun another name for blanket bath Contemporary Examples You know how bed bath & Beyond sells those white noise machines that help you sleep? I’m in Love With David Gergen Jessi Klein October 14, 2008 Historical Examples After an hour the bed bath may be taken, but a tub bath should not be taken until […]
- Bed and pep
adjective (Brit) (of a stock-exchange transaction) complying with regulations for self-select PEPs, a shareholding being sold in the evening and bought back the next morning for the shareholder’s own PEP
- Bed board
a thin, rigid board placed between a mattress and bedspring to give firm support. living quarters and meals: In this school students must pay by the week for bed and board. one’s home regarded as exemplifying the obligations of marriage: He said he would not be responsible for her debts after she left his bed […]