- a rough building, often with bunk beds, used for sleeping quarters, as for ranch hands, migratory workers, or campers.
Origin of bunkhouse
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Examples from the Web for bunkhouse
And during these days the bunkhouse at Mosquito Bend seethed with revolt.
It was dark now, and as they reached the bunkhouse they parted.
Tresler deposited his saddle at the barn, but he did not return to the bunkhouse.
Tresler and Joe were standing alone in the shadow of the bunkhouse wall.
The man was alive, and he shouted to the men at the bunkhouse for aid.
- (in the US and Canada) a building containing the sleeping quarters of workers on a ranch
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