Bunk meaning

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A place for sleeping.
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A narrow bed built like a shelf into or against a wall.
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A bunk bed.
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To go to bed.

Bunked down early.

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To sleep in a bunk or bed.
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To stay the night; sleep.

Bunk over at a friend's house.

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To provide with sleeping quarters.
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Empty talk; nonsense.
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A shelflike bed or berth built into or against a wall, as in a ship.
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Any sleeping place; esp., a narrow cot.
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To sleep in a bunk.
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To use a makeshift sleeping place.
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To provide a sleeping place for.
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To leave in haste; flee.
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A hasty departure, as to evade detection.
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One of a series of berths or bed placed in tiers.
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(nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
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(military) A cot.
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(US) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
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(US, dialect) A piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers.
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To occupy a bunk.
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To provide a bunk.
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(slang) Bunkum; senseless talk, nonsense.
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(UK) To fail to attend school or work without permission; to play truant (usually as in 'to bunk off').
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Origin of bunk

Sense of sleeping berth possibly from Scottish English bunker (“seat, bench”), origin is uncertain but possibly Scandinavian. Confer Old Swedish bunke (“boards used to protect the cargo of a ship”). See also boarding, flooring and confer bunch.