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a house at which board or board and lodging may be obtained for payment.
Historical Examples

Strictly Business O. Henry
In the Year of Jubilee George Gissing
The Jungle Upton Sinclair
The Jungle Upton Sinclair
The Conquest of America Cleveland Moffett
The Story of the Mormons William Alexander Linn
The Boy Scout Richard Harding Davis
The Efficiency Expert Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Story of the Mormons William Alexander Linn
Pomona’s Travels Frank R. Stockton


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