a piece of furniture consisting of two single platformlike beds connected one above the other.
either of these two beds.
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- bunker buster,
- bunker hill,
- bunker hill, battle of,
- bunker oil
Origin of bunk bed
First recorded in 1950–55
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Examples from the Web for bunk bed
He layed down on that bunk-bed, close to the ox stalls, where he always slept.My Antonia|Willa Cather
one of a pair of beds constructed one above the other
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