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or bunk-room

[buhngk-room ‐roo m] /ˈbʌŋkˌrum ‐ˌrʊm/
temporary sleeping quarters, especially for travelers.
Origin of bunkroom
1845-50; bunk1 + room Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • But with visions of four o'clock in the morning, the hour assigned us to begin our work, I returned to the bunkroom to go to bed.

    The Yazoo Mystery Irving Craddock
  • He stared at the whitewashed wall of the bunkroom, visioning his possible future domicile.

    The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker
  • MacReidie said the duffelbag broke loose and floated into the middle of the bunkroom during acceleration.

    The Stoker and the Stars Algirdas Jonas Budrys (AKA John A. Sentry)
  • Hank Leeming, their security officer roommate, came into the bunkroom in time to hear Rick's last comment.

    The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin
  • We went to the bunkroom, and he stopped in the middle of taking off his shirt.

    The Stoker and the Stars Algirdas Jonas Budrys (AKA John A. Sentry)
  • He got up, and his movements about the bunkroom aroused his chums.

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