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Meaning of Boarding House
A house where the business of keeping boarders is carried on. whereas a hotel or an inn is bound to receive any guest who presents himself and is able and willing to pay for his meals or lodging, a boarding house is not obligated to do so.
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A quasi public house where boarders are habitually kept, and which is held out and known as a place of entertainment of that kind. 1 Lans. (N. Y.) 484, 486; 3 Abb. Pr. (N. S.; N. Y.) 26. The characteristic of a boarding house is that accommodation is furnished for a definite period. 24 How. Pr. (N. Y.) 62.
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