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Bushel

Bush´el   Pronunciation: b
n.1.A dry measure, containing four pecks, eight gallons, or thirty-two quarts.
2.A vessel of the capacity of a bushel, used in measuring; a bushel measure.
Is a candle brought to be put under a bushel, or under a bed, and not to be set on a candlestick?
- Mark iv. 21.
3.A quantity that fills a bushel measure; as, a heap containing ten bushels of apples.
4.A large indefinite quantity.
5.The iron lining in the nave of a wheel. [Eng.] In the United States it is called a box. See 4th Bush.
v. t. & i.1.(Tailoring) To mend or repair, as men's garments; to repair garments.
[imp. & p. p. Busheled p. pr. & vb. n. Busheling.]
Noun1.bushel - a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152.42 cubic inches
2.bushel - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks
3.Bushelbushel - a basket large enough to hold a bushel
Synonyms: bushel basket
Verb1.bushel - restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; "She repaired her TV set"; "Repair my shoes please"

BUSHEL, measure. The Winchester bushel, established by the 13 W. III. c. 5, A. D. 1701, was made the standard of grain; a cylindrical vessel, eighteen and a half inches in diameter, and eight inches deep inside, contains a bushel; the capacity is 2145.42 cubic inches. By law or usage it is established in most of the United States. The exceptions, as far as known, are Connecticut, where the bushel holds 2198 cubic inches Kentucky, 2150 2/3; Indiana, Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri, where it contains 2150.4 cubic inches. Dane's Ab. c. 211, a. 12, s. 4. See the whole subject discussed in report of the Secretary of State of the United States to the Senate, Feb. 22, 1821.

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