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a school at which the pupils receive board and lodging during the school term (distinguished from day school).
Contemporary Examples

Curtis Sittenfeld’s Favorite Books Curtis Sittenfeld July 27, 2009

Historical Examples

The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain William Carleton
Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
Letty and the Twins Helen Sherman Griffith
From Slave to College President Godfrey Holden Pike
Stories for Helen Eliza Leslie
The Silver Lining John Roussel
Harriet and the Piper Kathleen Norris
The Little Colonel’s Christmas Vacation Annie Fellows Johnston
The Village Sunday School John C. Symons

a school providing living accommodation for some or all of its pupils


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