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bushel1

bush·el1

bushel1

 
pronunciation:
bU shl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: in the US, a unit of capacity of dry measure equal to four pecks or 35.239 liters.
These grains are sold by the bushel.
definition 2: a container with such a capacity, or the contents of such a container.
She gave the horse a bushel of oats.
definition 3: a unit of weight equal to a bushel of a given product.
definition 4: (informal) a large amount.
definition 5: in the UK, a unit of capacity of dry measure equal to four pecks, 36.3687 liters, or 2,219.360 cu. in.
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