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bushel
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
a unit of measure used for dry goods (filling an 8 gallon container)

or:

a large amount — as in "bushels of fun"
  • He charges some folks a bushel of potatoes for delivery of a baby.
    p. 28.2
bushel = a unit of measure used for dry goods (filling an 8 gallon container)
  • Did you pay a bushel of potatoes for him?
    p. 32.1
  • bushel = a unit of measure used for dry goods (filling an 8 gallon container)
  • Refreshed by food, Dill recited this narrative: having been bound in chains and left to die in the basement (there were basements in Meridian) by his new father, who disliked him, and secretly kept alive on raw field peas by a passing farmer who heard his cries for help (the good man poked a bushel pod by pod through the ventilator), Dill worked himself free by pulling the chains from the wall.
    p. 187.0
bushel = a unit of measure used for dry goods (filling an 8 gallon container)
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