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Definitiona unit of measure used for dry goods (filling an 8 gallon container)
a large amount — as in "bushels of fun"
- And I had five hams sent and ten pounds of side meat and God knows how many bushels of yams and Irish potatoes.4.44 (66% in)
- That he was a shrewd trader brought him Scarlett's respect, for he could ride out in the mornings with a bushel or two of apples, sweet potatoes and other vegetables and return with seeds, lengths of cloth, flour and other necessities which she knew she could never have acquired, good trader though she was.3.30 (78% in)
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