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bunkhouse

[buhngk-hous] /ˈbʌŋkˌhaʊs/
noun, plural bunkhouses
[buhngk-hou-ziz] /ˈbʌŋkˌhaʊ zɪz/ (Show IPA)
1.
a rough building, often with bunk beds, used for sleeping quarters, as for ranch hands, migratory workers, or campers.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80, Americanism; bunk1 + house
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British Dictionary definitions for bunk-house

bunkhouse

/ˈbʌŋkˌhaʊs/
noun
1.
(in the US and Canada) a building containing the sleeping quarters of workers on a ranch
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