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- n. Plural form of bunk.
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of bunk.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The wild succory.
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One decided advantage of a warm climate for men who have to be frequently in and out of their clothes and their bunks is the simplicity of costume which it allows.
But after a few minutes 'cogitation, I remembered that my bunks on either side of the cabin could be turned up against the bulkhead, and at each end of the bunks was a flat piece of steel fifteen or eighteen inches long which held the berth-bench when it was let down.
Before Mr. Johnson's design, most boat trailers used boards covered in carpeting, called bunks, to support a vessel on the trailer's metal frame.
Eight men shared a tiny windowless area of the fish hold with four cardboard "bunks" resting on planks.
There was no furniture except hewn blocks, and in two of the corners, what the sailors called "bunks," raised a foot above the ground, covered with beds of pine-straw.
Newcomers learned not to sit on the "bunks," which looked like pieces of free-form sculpture, felt like foam rubber with a metal core, and changed shape without warning.
The rows of "bunks" near the back -- suppose a bunk changed shape and dumped its occupant during a 5G maneuver?
The beds, called "bunks" by Mr. Pye were nailed to the sides of the room.
One day an important film had been made and the work involved was so hard that everyone was glad to go to their "bunks" early.
But it was broad daylight, when they sat up in their beds, or "bunks," as beds are called on ships.
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