bunker

Part of speech: noun

A large receptacle, as a coal- bin on a ship.

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Usage examples "bunker":

  1. Bunker knows the way to the station." - "Bunny Brown and his Sister Sue", Laura Lee Hope.
  2. London, 1799. Letters buried in a bottle, beneath a tree in Adventure Bay, were found by Captain Bunker, of the Venus, in 1809, to which he was directed by the words, still legible, " dig underneath;" and supposed, from his imperfect knowledge of the language, that they were left by Perouse. - "The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)", John West.
  3. The Calcium Light Regiment was born in Boston, near Bunker Hill Monument, and is now about sixty- five years old. - "The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1", Robert H. Newell.