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bushelman

[ boosh-uhl-muhn, -man ]
/ ˈbʊʃ əl mən, -ˌmæn /
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noun, plural bush·el·men [boosh-uhl-muhn, -men]. /ˈbʊʃ əl mən, -ˌmɛn/.

a person who alters or repairs garments; busheler.

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Origin of bushelman

First recorded in 1840–50; bushel2 + man
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Example sentences from the Web for bushelman

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

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