bushel

(redirected from bushels)
Also found in: Dictionary, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • all
  • noun
  • verb

Synonyms for bushel

Synonyms for bushel

a United States dry measure equal to 4 pecks or 2152

a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks

References in classic literature ?
So he sent a boy to Big Klaus to borrow a bushel measure from him.
he cried again, and to all who asked him what they cost, he answered, 'A bushel of money.
I will give you a bushel of money, and will bury your grandmother as if she were my own; only don't tell about it, or I shall have my head cut off, and that would be very uncomfortable.
So Little Klaus got a bushel of money, and the host buried his grandmother as if she had been his own.
Now when Little Klaus again reached home with so much money he sent his boy to Big Klaus to borrow his bushel measure.
And jist wid that in cum'd the little willian himself, and then he made me a broth of a bow, and thin he said he had ounly taken the liberty of doing me the honor of the giving me a call, and thin he went on to palaver at a great rate, and divil the bit did I comprehind what he wud be afther the tilling me at all at all, excipting and saving that he said "pully wou, woolly wou," and tould me, among a bushel o' lies, bad luck to him, that he was mad for the love o' my widdy Misthress Tracle, and that my widdy Mrs.
Based on these data, total per acre yields of 300 to 400 bushels look possible.
For example, the Brookhurst Farm can produce either 20,000 bushels of AA yellow corn or 22,000 bushels of GM yellow corn.
3 bushels an acre would be the second-highest ever, although down by 2.
During the Middle Ages it seems we measured grain in bushels and a bushel, when full of wheat, was reckoned to weigh 64 tower pounds or 56 avoirdupois pounds.
In the hypothetical case of a 2021 yield of only 150 bushels per acre, corn production would fall 3 billion bushels below the required amount, he said.
7 bushels per acre per year for 30 to 40 years, says Achim Dobermann, a professor of soil science and nutrient management at the University of Nebraska.
You could also expect about the same 30 bushels with barley, which weighs slightly less.
Book Bushels are handpicked personalized libraries wrapped up by the West Coast's storybook experts.
It now takes nine bushels of wheat to buy a barrel of oil.