Legal Definition and Related Resources of Boarder

Meaning of Boarder

A person who receives regular meals, or meals and lodging for payment made, under an express contract ; differs from a guest at an inn or hotel in that such guests are not bound by any express contract to have their regular meals at the inn or hotel.

Boarder Alternative Definition

One who, by a special contract, obtains food, with or without lodging, in the house of another. To be distinguished from a guest (q.v.) Story, Bailm. § 477; 26 Vt. 343; 26 Ala. (N. S.) 371; 7 Cush. (Mass.) 417.

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What does Boarder mean in American Law?

The definition of Boarder in the law of the United States, as defined by the lexicographer Arthur Leff in his legal dictionary is:

One who boards, i.e., takes his meals on a regular basis in a particular place, paying by the week or month, usually with the clear (but not necessary) implication that he also lodges there.


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