boarding party

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noun

a group of persons who board a vessel, especially to attack, seize, or search it.

Nearby words

  1. boarder,
  2. boarder baby,
  3. boarding,
  4. boarding house,
  5. boarding out,
  6. boarding pass,
  7. boarding school,
  8. boardinghouse,
  9. boardinghouse reach,
  10. boardroom

Origin of boarding party

First recorded in 1880–85

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