I. noun Etymology: probably short for bunker Date: 1758 1. a. bunk bed b. a built-in bed (as on a ship) that is often one of a tier of berths c. a sleeping place 2. a feeding trough for farm animals and especially cattle II. verb Date: 1840 intransitive verb to occupy a bunk or bed ; stay the night <
bunked with a friend for the night
transitive verb to provide with a bunk or bed III. noun Date: 1900 bunkum, nonsense IV. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1870 British a hurried departure or escape — usually used in the phrase do a bunk

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