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bed and breakfast

An establishment that functions in a manner similar to a hotel but is usually a private residence. The phrase is often called a "B and B" for short. We stayed at an adorable bed and breakfast in the countryside for our anniversary this year.
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bed-and-breakfast

a type of lodging for travelers or tourists offering a place to sleep and breakfast the next morning, typically in a small inn or private home. We visited six European countries and stayed in a bed-and-breakfast every night. I had to take a bed-and-breakfast because the hotels in the city were much too expensive.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

bed and breakfast

Also, B and B. A hotel or other hostelry that offers a room for the night and a morning meal at an inclusive price. For example, Staying at a bed and breakfast meant never having to plan morning meals. This term and the practice originated in Britain and have become widespread. [Early 1900s]
See also: and, bed, breakfast
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

bed and breakfast

1 overnight accommodation and breakfast next morning as offered by hotels etc. 2 designating financial transactions in which shares are sold and then bought back the next morning.
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