bunk·​house | \ ˈbəŋk-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce bunkhouse (audio) \

Definition of bunkhouse

: a rough simple building providing sleeping quarters

Examples of bunkhouse in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Outside a crumbling cement building — likely the assay office, where ore was weighed and priced — and a collapsing wooden bunkhouse, Willard pointed out the plant everyone had come to see: Humulus lupulus, or wild hops. Stefene Russell, The Salt Lake Tribune, 16 June 2022 If your schedule allows, take time to meander the historical property and peruse the Treasures and Trash Gift Shop, once used as a bunkhouse for stagecoach drivers. Los Angeles Times, 19 May 2022 Here are details on the winning projects, from luxurious custom home to a fancy basement bunkhouse. Mary Colurso | Mcolurso@al.com, al, 16 Apr. 2022 But its real achievement is that the cowboy bunkhouse scenes are just as much fun to watch as the huge shootouts. Samantha Highfill, EW.com, 11 Apr. 2022 Brolin’s style in Outer Range reflects more of the Yellowstone bunkhouse, those who heard cattle and spend most of the day riding. Josh St. Clair, Men's Health, 16 Apr. 2022 Their great-grandson had just been delivered in the bunkhouse, the sixth generation to be born onto the property. Washington Post, 17 Apr. 2022 Forrest slept in a bunkhouse inside the chicken coop. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 21 Mar. 2022 West and crew built X's bunkhouse and its oppressive den from scratch on an adjacent field right next to their instantly iconic house. Joshua Rothkopf, EW.com, 18 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of bunkhouse

1876, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bunkhouse was in 1876

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“Bunkhouse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bunkhouse. Accessed 8 Aug. 2022.

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