Definition of Bunks
1. Noun. (plural of bunk) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of bunk) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Bunks
1. bunk [v] - See also: bunk
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bunks
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Literary usage of Bunks
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1848)
"When they paid duties, they checked on all these bunks in favor of the collector. These checks were deposited on government account in four bunks ouly ..."
2. Animal Husbandry for Schools by Merritt Wesley Harper (1919)
"least in part, particularly where the animals must lie and where the feed-bunks and racks are placed. For this purpose various materials are used, ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1891)
"... ¡4 of State funde shall be in Illinois bunks, and that the interest thereon shall be paid into the State treasury, and that such legislation as is ..."
4. Hardtack and Coffee: Or, The Unwritten Story of Army Life, Including by John Davis Billings (1887)
"The bunks were the most popular institutions in the huts. Soldiering is at times a lazy life, and bunks were then liberally patronized; for, ..."
5. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"... at the same rate of $12.80 for each f 1000 of value levied during the same period upon shares of capital stock of national bunks located in Boston. ..."
6. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1899)
"bunks.—The number of Slate banks in 1898 was 133, an increase of 3; private banks, 114, .... bunks ..."
7. Army Regulations by Confederate States of America War Dept, United States War Dept (1908)
"So far as practicable, iron bunks will be furnished to all prisoners in post guardhouses and prison rooms. 1093. One hundred pounds of straw per month is ..."