bunkhouse

noun bunk·house \ ˈbəŋk-ˌhau̇s \
Updated on: 14 Jan 2018

Definition of bunkhouse

: a rough simple building providing sleeping quarters

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First Known Use of bunkhouse

1876


BUNKHOUSE Defined for English Language Learners

bunkhouse

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Definition of bunkhouse for English Language Learners

  • : a building in which workers sleep


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