bunkhouse

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bunk +‎ house

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bunkhouse (plural bunkhouses)

 
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  1. A building providing sleeping quarters for workers or guests, especially in a rural setting.
    • 1913, Robert Barr, chapter 6, in Lord Stranleigh Abroad[1]:
      The men resided in a huge bunk house, which consisted of one room only, with a shack outside where the cooking was done. In the large room were a dozen bunks ; half of them in a very dishevelled state, []

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