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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunk  \Bunk\,  n.  [Cf.  OSw.  bunke  heap,  also  boaring,  flooring. 
  Cf  {Bunch}.] 
  1.  A  wooden  case  or  box,  which  serves  for  a  seat  in  the 
  daytime  and  for  a  bed  at  night.  [U.S.] 
 
  2.  One  of  a  series  of  berths  or  bed  places  in  tiers. 
 
  3.  A  piece  of  wood  placed  on  a  lumberman's  sled  to  sustain 
  the  end  of  heavy  timbers.  [Local,  U.S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bunk  \Bunk\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bunked};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Bunking}.] 
  To  go  to  bed  in  a  bunk;  --  sometimes  with  in  [Colloq.  U.S.] 
  --Bartlett. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bunk 
  n  1:  a  long  trough  for  feeding  cattle  [syn:  {feed  bunk}] 
  2:  a  bed  on  a  ship  or  train;  usually  in  tiers  [syn:  {berth},  {built 
  in  bed}] 
  3:  a  rough  bed  (as  at  a  campsite) 
  4:  a  ludicrously  false  statement  [syn:  {bullshit},  {bull},  {Irish 
  bull},  {horseshit},  {shit},  {crap},  {bunkum},  {buncombe}, 
  {guff},  {rot},  {hogwash},  {dogshit}] 
  5:  beds  built  one  above  the  other  [syn:  {bunk  bed}] 
  v  1:  provide  with  a  bunk;  "We  bunked  the  children  upstairs" 
  2:  take  to  one's  heels;  cut  and  run  [syn:  {run},  {scarper},  {turn 
  tail},  {lam},  {run  away},  {break  away}] 




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