busheler
Bushelman Bush"el*man, n. A tailor's assistant for repairing garments; -- called also {busheler}. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster]

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  • busheler — sh(ə)lə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: probably from German bossler, from bosseln + er : one that bushels * * * busheler, busheller U.S. local. (ˈbʊʃələ(r)) [Cf. Ger. bossler ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • busheler — noun see bushel II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • busheler — See bushel2. * * * …   Universalium

  • busheler — bush·el·er …   English syllables

  • bushelman — shəlmən noun (plural bushelmen) Etymology: bushel (III) + man : busheler * * * /boosh euhl meuhn, man /, n., pl. bushelmen / meuhn, men /. a person who alters or repairs garments; busheler. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bushelman — Bush el*man, n. A tailor s assistant for repairing garments; called also {busheler}. [Local, U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bushel — I. noun Etymology: Middle English busshel, from Anglo French bussel, buschelle, from Old French boisse measure of grain, of Celtic origin; akin to Middle Irish boss breadth of the hand Date: 14th century 1. any of various units of dry capacity… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • busheller — See busheler. * * * …   Universalium

  • bushel — bushel1 /boosh euhl/, n. 1. a unit of dry measure containing 4 pecks, equivalent in the U.S. (and formerly in England) to 2150.42 cubic inches or 35.24 liters (Winchester bushel), and in Great Britain to 2219.36 cubic inches or 36.38 liters… …   Universalium

  • bushelman — /boosh euhl meuhn, man /, n., pl. bushelmen / meuhn, men /. a person who alters or repairs garments; busheler. [1840 50; BUSHEL2 + MAN1] * * * …   Universalium

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