Bunkhouse



a rough building, often with bunk beds, used for sleeping quarters, as for ranch hands, migratory workers, or campers.
Historical Examples

The Long Dim Trail Forrestine C. Hooker
The Fighting Edge William MacLeod Raine
The Range Boss Charles Alden Seltzer
The Night Riders Ridgwell Cullum
Wyoming, a Story of the Outdoor West William MacLeod Raine
The Duke Of Chimney Butte G. W. Ogden
The Mucker Edgar Rice Burroughs
The Range Boss Charles Alden Seltzer
‘Drag’ Harlan Charles Alden Seltzer
‘Drag’ Harlan Charles Alden Seltzer

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

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