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A building providing sleeping quarters on a ranch or in a camp.
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(Agriculture) (in the US and Canada) a building containing the sleeping quarters of workers on a ranch
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n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a rough building, often with bunk beds, used for sleeping quarters, as for ranch hands, migratory workers, or campers.
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