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noun as in large quantity


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Not always the easiest to find, but when you do, these beauties will have you wanting to grab a bushel or two.

The bowl packs in seafood and country ham along with seemingly a bushel of vegetables, in a broth made rich with a quartet of stocks.

The changes wrought by a global shift to remote work and schooling are myriad, but in the business realm they have yielded a change in corporate behavior and consumer expectation — changes that showed up in a bushel of earnings reports this week.

Deion Sanders brings buzz and a bushel of questions to Jackson StateThe coaching job will be the first for George, with Tennessee State following Jackson State, which hired Hall of Famer Deion Sanders as head coach in September.

Pull over outside the small town of Mendez, and walk a path to the bank of the muddy Santiago River, where you’ll see locals hauling 150-pound bushels of bananas on their shoulders.

Duarte asks, referring to a bushel of fruits just brought in from the backyard orchard.

Sorghum requires less water than corn but yields about the same amount of ethanol per bushel.

The report projected soybean prices to be between $15 and $17 a bushel, up $2.

Pulling back his cloak, he shows off his giant phallus bearing forth a bushel of fruit.

He had five-year plans and seven-year plans by the bushel-full, and he never lost faith in the dialectic.

In 1205 wheat was worth 12 pence per bushel, which was cheap, as there had been some years of famine previous thereto.

The reported duty of Watt's Herland engine was twenty-seven millions; and if the trial was with his ordinary bushel of 112 lbs.

The Greenwich high-pressure puffer-engine did fourteen millions of duty with a bushel of coals, 84 lbs.

The duty was seventeen millions and a half pounds raised one foot high for each bushel of coals.

A grain—requiring to be picked out with a pin and microscope—of truth, with a bushel of bunkum or cant.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bushel, such as: gobs, heap, loads, lot, million, and pile.

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