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Origin of half board

First recorded in 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for half board (1 of 2)

half board

noun

  1. the daily provision by a hotel of bed, breakfast, and one main meal
  2. (as modifier)half-board accommodation
Also called: demi-pension

British Dictionary definitions for half board (2 of 2)

half-board

noun

a manoeuvre by a sailing ship enabling it to gain distance to windward by luffing up into the wind
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