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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Board \Board\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Boarding.] 1. To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house. "The boarded hovel." --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. Board to accost, and see Board, n.] To go on board of, or enter, as a ship, whether in a hostile or a friendly way. [1913 Webster] You board an enemy to capture her, and a stranger to receive news or make a communication. --Totten. [1913 Webster] 3. To enter, as a railway car. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] 4. To furnish with regular meals, or with meals and lodgings, for compensation; to supply with daily meals. [1913 Webster] 5. To place at board, for compensation; as, to board one's horse at a livery stable. [1913 Webster]