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||in the US, a unit of capacity equal to eight quarts or 8.81 liters. Used primarily for dry measure.
||(informal) a large amount, esp. of trouble; lot.
||in the UK, a unit of capacity equal to two gallons, 9.0922 liters, or 554.840 cu. in. Used primarily for dry measure.
||a container that holds a peck.