Bunk vs Yghur - What's the difference?

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(wikipedia bunk)

Etymology 1

Sense of sleeping berth possibly from Scottish English , origin is uncertain but possibly Scandinavian. Confer Old Swedish . See also boarding, flooring and confer bunch.


(en noun)
  • One of a series of berths or bed placed in tiers.
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  • , title=Lord Stranleigh Abroad , chapter=6 citation , passage=The men resided in a huge bunk house, which consisted of one room only, with a shack outside where the cooking was done. In the large room were a dozen bunks ?; half of them in a very dishevelled state, […]}}
  • (nautical) A built-in bed on board ship, often erected in tiers one above the other.
  • (military) A cot.
  • (US) A wooden case or box, which serves for a seat in the daytime and for a bed at night.
  • (US, dialect) A piece of wood placed on a lumberman's sled to sustain the end of heavy timbers.
  • Derived terms
    * bunk bed, bunkbed * bunkmate


    (en verb)
  • To occupy a bunk.
  • To provide a bunk.
  • Etymology 2

    Shortened from bunkum, a variant of buncombe, from . See (m) for more.


  • (slang) Bunkum; senseless talk, nonsense.
  • Synonyms
    * See also
    Derived terms
    * debunk

    Etymology 3

    19th century, of uncertain origin; perhaps from previous "" meaning, with connotations of a hurried departure, as if on a ship.


    (en verb)
  • (British) To fail to attend school or work without permission; to play truant (usually as in 'to bunk off').
  • (obsolete) To expel from a school.
  • References

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    Not English

    Yghur has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

    English words similar to 'yghur':

    yessir, yakker, yager, yacker, yowzer