Origin of bushel1
Words nearby bushel
Other definitions for bushel (2 of 2)
Origin of bushel2
OTHER WORDS FROM bushelbush·el·er; especially British, bush·el·ler, noun
How to use bushel in a sentence
Not always the easiest to find, but when you do, these beauties will have you wanting to grab a bushel or two.The best apples for making apple pie|Aaron Hutcherson|October 8, 2021|Washington Post
The bowl packs in seafood and country ham along with seemingly a bushel of vegetables, in a broth made rich with a quartet of stocks.2021 Fall Dining Guide|Tom Sietsema|October 6, 2021|Washington Post
The changes wrought by a global shift to remote work and schooling are myriad, but in the business realm they have yielded a change in corporate behavior and consumer expectation — changes that showed up in a bushel of earnings reports this week.Once a buzzword, digital transformation is reshaping markets|Ron Miller|May 28, 2021|TechCrunch
Deion Sanders brings buzz and a bushel of questions to Jackson StateThe coaching job will be the first for George, with Tennessee State following Jackson State, which hired Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as head coach in September.Former Titans star Eddie George reportedly named Tennessee State coach|Cindy Boren|April 11, 2021|Washington Post
Pull over outside the small town of Mendez, and walk a path to the bank of the muddy Santiago River, where you’ll see locals hauling 150-pound bushels of bananas on their shoulders.Journey to the Center of the Earth|David Kushner|December 28, 2020|Outside Online
Duarte asks, referring to a bushel of fruits just brought in from the backyard orchard.A California Tavern With an Artichoke Obsession|Jane & Michael Stern|June 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sorghum requires less water than corn but yields about the same amount of ethanol per bushel.Democrats and Republicans Support Harmful Ethanol Subsidies for the Sake of Votes|Robert Bryce|September 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The report projected soybean prices to be between $15 and $17 a bushel, up $2.Will Food Prices Jump After the Heat Wave?|Matthew Zeitlin|August 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Pulling back his cloak, he shows off his giant phallus bearing forth a bushel of fruit.‘Aphrodite and the Gods of Love’: Museum Exhibit Gets Visitors in the Mood for Valentine's Day|Lizzie Crocker|February 12, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He had five-year plans and seven-year plans by the bushel-full, and he never lost faith in the dialectic.Rich Man's Revolutionary|Michael Tomasky|October 13, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In 1205 wheat was worth 12 pence per bushel, which was cheap, as there had been some years of famine previous thereto.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
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.
British Dictionary definitions for bushel (1 of 2)
Word Origin for bushel
British Dictionary definitions for bushel (2 of 2)
Derived forms of bushelbusheller, busheler or bushelman, noun
Word Origin for bushel
Other Idioms and Phrases with bushel
see hide one's light under a bushel.