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room and board

lodging and meals.
Origin of room and board
First recorded in 1950-55 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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room and board

Lodging and meals, as in The university's price for room and board has increased by another 10 percent. [ Mid-1900s ]
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