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bunk

A built-in, usually narrow, bed.
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They were packed closely together, covering the floor as well as the long sweep of bunks, so that he was compelled to crawl over their naked legs.
So violently had she heeled over, that the men in the cabin had been thrown on top of one another into the lee bunk, where they squirmed and twisted and were washed about, those underneath being perilously near to drowning.
He's gone off his food again," Matt remarked from his bunk.
Slowly and steadily it rose, and slowly and steadily rose the swaddled head of the old man in the bunk to observe it.
Then, to my amazement, weeping bitterly, he rolled into a bunk on his back and immediately snored off to sleep.
We'll sleep here," he said, "unless you prefer this bunk.
That night, when I had finished an endless amount of work, I was sent to sleep in the steerage, where I made up a spare bunk.
Riach all looked at each other for a second with a kind of frightened look; and then Hoseason walked up to his chief officer, took him by the shoulder, led him across to his bunk, and bade him lie down and go to sleep, as you might speak to a bad child.
I HEARD the clatter of the scissors escaping from his hand, noted the perilous heave of his whole person over the edge of the bunk after them, and then, returning to my first purpose, pursued my course on the deck.
Most of it had gone overboard--stove, men's quarters, and their property, all was gone; but two posts, holding a portion of the bulkhead to which Abraham's bunk was attached, remained as if by a mir- acle.
Have the interior seats, bunks, and frames pulled down, and burn them.
Several pairs of the same sort of foot-wear, an old cap, and some worn-out woolen socks lay on the floor, and black and yellow oilskins swayed to and fro beside the bunks.