Bushel [noun]

Definition of Bushel:

large quantity

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Sentence/Example of Bushel:

In 1205 wheat was worth 12 pence per bushel, which was cheap, as there had been some years of famine previous thereto.

The reported duty of Watt's Herland engine was twenty-seven millions; and if the trial was with his ordinary bushel of 112 lbs.

The Greenwich high-pressure puffer-engine did fourteen millions of duty with a bushel of coals, 84 lbs.

The duty was seventeen millions and a half pounds raised one foot high for each bushel of coals.

A grain—requiring to be picked out with a pin and microscope—of truth, with a bushel of bunkum or cant.

The result is ten strokes per minute, 6-feet stroke, with half a bushel of coal per hour, lifting six thousand pounds weight.

Level the seed in the spoon with a knife-blade, like measuring grain in a half-bushel.

Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but upon a candlestick, that it may shine to all that are in the house.

Here Mike found me, with nearly half a bushel gathered, when he appeared early to pick for market.

The French farmers calculate upon reaping about sevenfold; if they sow one bushel, they reap, between six and seven.