from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A building providing sleeping quarters on a ranch or in a camp.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A building providing sleeping quarters for workers, especially in a rural setting.


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  • As soon as we cleared the ridge it was apparent that the bunkhouse was a total loss.

    Cold Case

  • TWO The bunkhouse was a long, rectangular building.

    Of Mice And Men

  • "Thank you -- reckon the bunkhouse will be my quarters."

    The Range Boss

  • The former site of the bunkhouse, which is located about a mile up from Highway 29, as it winds around Mount St. Helena (at a point about eight miles northwest of the town of Calistoga), is now part of the Robert Louis St.venson St.te Park.

    Lahontan Valley News - Top Stories

  • Sleeping in a bunkhouse is our main failing, I think. "

    Wait For The Sunrise

  • Police programs such as DARE, PAL, and bar patrol might be at risk, as would the "bunkhouse" occasionally provided for out-of-town officers. stories

  • This package deal includes the Rental of the "bunkhouse" based on a 4-person occupancy, based on 6 nights stay.


  • The recent Atalissa "bunkhouse" story is a grim and shameful reminder that people with disabilities will be taken advantage of without appropriate protections.


  • Perkins evidently decided the heat was too high to stay in North Carolina, and he moved to Washington state, where he laid low in the town of Elk. He lived there until about two weeks ago, when he began renting a bunkhouse at Covenant Ranch owned by Bill Oliver and his wife.


  • Finally, after five months, the mystery is solved: Perkins/Newell is residing at 92 W. Skyline Dr. in Blanchard, Idaho – on a very out-of-the-way ranch in northern Idaho where he rents a bunkhouse.



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