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bushel
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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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"
  • Similarly, during two or three hours of drawl, and the winnowing of many bushels of words, Madame Defarge's frequent expressions of impatience were taken up, with marvellous quickness, at a distance: the more readily, because certain men who had by some wonderful exercise of agility climbed up the external architecture to look in from the windows, knew Madame Defarge well, and acted as a telegraph between her and the crowd outside the building.
    2.22 — The Sea Still Rises (60% in)

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