bushelman

[boo sh-uh l-muh n, -man]
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noun, plural bush·el·men [boo sh-uh l-muh n, -men] /ˈbʊʃ əl mən, -ˌmɛn/.

a person who alters or repairs garments; busheler.

Nearby words

  1. bushed,
  2. bushel,
  3. bushelbasket,
  4. busheled iron,
  5. bushelful,
  6. busher,
  7. bushfire,
  8. bushfly,
  9. bushhammer,
  10. bushido

Origin of bushelman

First recorded in 1840–50; bushel2 + man1

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Examples from the Web for bushelman

  • You would say he had been brought up a bushelman in Essex Street.

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