Busheling
Bushel Bush"el, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Busheled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Busheling}.] [Cf. G. bosseln.] (Tailoring) To mend or repair, as men's garments; to repair garments. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Bushel — Bush el, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Busheled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Busheling}.] [Cf. G. bosseln.] (Tailoring) To mend or repair, as men s garments; to repair garments. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Busheled — Bushel Bush el, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Busheled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Busheling}.] [Cf. G. bosseln.] (Tailoring) To mend or repair, as men s garments; to repair garments. [U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   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

  • 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

  • bushel — bushel1 [boosh′əl] n. [ME busshel < OFr boissel < boisse, grain measure < Gaul * bostia, handful < * bosta, palm of the hand] 1. a unit of dry measure for grain, fruit, etc., equal to 32 dry quarts or 4 pecks (35.2384 dry liters or… …   English World dictionary

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