bunkhouse

noun
bunk·​house | \ˈbəŋk-ˌhau̇s \

Definition of bunkhouse 

: a rough simple building providing sleeping quarters

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Dude ranches like Bar W and Sylvan Dale take pride in offering a more down-to-earth experience, with bunkhouse accommodations and family-style dining. Ella Riley-adams, Vogue, "I Ditched My Phone for a Montana Cattle Drive (and Finally Dealt With My Feelings)," 3 Oct. 2018 Police photographs obtained by the AP showed the officers in hard hats and light green raincoats talking with the villagers outside of what appears to be the concrete chapel and nearby bunkhouse, with piles of sandbags nearby. Aaron Favila And Joeal Calupitan, Fox News, "Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm," 18 Sep. 2018 Police photographs obtained by the AP showed the officers in hard hats and light green raincoats talking with the villagers outside of what appears to be the concrete chapel and nearby bunkhouse, with piles of sandbags nearby. Aaron Favila, The Seattle Times, "Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm," 18 Sep. 2018 In June 2016, Jungerman was arrested again on charges of harrassment and first-degree attempted burglary for bursting in on people who were living in a bunkhouse on his property in Vernon County. Eric Adler, Ian Cummings, Glenn E. Rice And Judy Thomas, kansascity, "Who is David Jungerman? From farm kid to millionaire to alleged Brookside murderer | The Kansas City Star," 14 Apr. 2018 On the compound are four homes, a warehouse, a three-studio bunkhouse, four windmill wells and a pond. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "Red Skelton’s former 600-acre horse ranch in Riverside seeks $6 million," 15 Feb. 2018 Camp Four, as it was called, was opened in 2003 as a bunkhouse-style lockup for up to 175 captives. Carol Rosenberg, miamiherald, "Guantánamo to demolish prison camp built to send message of ‘hope’," 31 Jan. 2018 And guests share two bathrooms, while the bunkhouse has a half-bath. Kelly Smith, chicagotribune.com, "Minnesota's Hungry Hippie Hostel satiates North Shore travelers," 15 Dec. 2017 The two-level building also has a bunkhouse upstairs in a former hayloft that can sleep 10 people. Kelly Smith, chicagotribune.com, "Minnesota's Hungry Hippie Hostel satiates North Shore travelers," 15 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of bunkhouse

1876, in the meaning defined above

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bunkhouse

noun

English Language Learners Definition of bunkhouse

: a building in which workers sleep

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