Definitions of bushel

  1. To mend or repair, as men's garments; to repair garments.
  2. To mend or alter, as men's clothes.
  3. a basket large enough to hold a bushel
  4. A dry measure, containing four pecks, eight gallons, or thirty- two quarts.
  5. A vessel of the capacity of a bushel, used in measuring; a bushel measure.
  6. A quantity that fills a bushel measure; as, a heap containing ten bushels of apples.
  7. A large indefinite quantity.
  8. The iron lining in the nave of a wheel. [ Eng.] In the United States it is called a box. See 4th Bush.
  9. A dry measure containing four pecks or thirty- two quarts; a vessel of such a capacity.
  10. In U. S., a dry measure containing 32 dry quarts or 2150. 4 cu. in.; in Great Britain, 8 imperial gallons or 2218. 2 cu. in.
  11. A dry measure of four pecks.
  12. A dry measure of eight gallons.
  13. The bush in the nave of a wheel.
  14. A measure for dry goods, containing 8 gall. or 4 pks.; a large quantity.