Definitions for: Bunker


[n] a hazard on a golf course
[n] a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground
[v] hit a golf ball into a bunker
[v] transfer cargo form a ship to a warehouse
[v] fill a ship's bunker with coal or oil



Webster (1913) Definition: Bun"ker, n. [Scot. bunker, bunkart, a bench, or low
chest, serving for a seat. Cf. Bunk, Bank, Bench.]
1. A sort of chest or box, as in a window, the lid of which
serves for a seat. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

2. A large bin or similar receptacle; as, a coal bunker.


Bun"ker, n.
1. A small sand hole or pit, as on a golf course. [Scot.]
--Sir W. Scott.

2. (Golf) Hence, any rough hazardous ground on the links;
also, an artificial hazard with built-up faces.


Bun"ker, v. t. (Golf)
To drive (the ball) into a bunker.

Synonyms: dugout, sand trap, trap

See Also: fortification, fox hole, foxhole, fuel, funk hole, golf course, golf links, hazard, hit, links, munition, shift, transfer

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