The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Board \Board\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Boarded; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house.
"The boarded hovel." --Cowper.
2. [Cf. Board to accost, and see Board, n.] To go on
board of, or enter, as a ship, whether in a hostile or a
You board an enemy to capture her, and a stranger to
receive news or make a communication. --Totten.
3. To enter, as a railway car. [Colloq. U. S.]
4. To furnish with regular meals, or with meals and lodgings,
for compensation; to supply with daily meals.
5. To place at board, for compensation; as, to board one's
horse at a livery stable.