Definitions for boarding school
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a school at which the pupils receive meals and lodging
Ref: (disting. from day school ).
Origin of boarding school:
a private school where students are lodged and fed as well as taught
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
boarding school(noun)ɔrd, boʊrd
a private school where students also live
A school which provides board and lodging as well as tuition, students going home at weekends or between terms
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