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bushel
used in Main Street

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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 asked the veterinarian about the value of different breeds of stock; he inquired of Lyman Cass whether or not Einar Gyseldson really had had a yield of forty bushels of wheat to the acre.
    Chapter 16 (22% in)
  • Being careful about words, when there's millions of bushels off wheat here!
    Chapter 29 (17% in)

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