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.
Duarte asks, referring to a bushel of fruits just brought in from the backyard orchard.
early 14c., measure of capacity containing four pecks or eight gallons, from Old French boissel "bushel" (13c., Modern French boisseau), probably from boisse, a grain measure based on Gallo-Romance *bostia "handful," from Gaulish *bosta "palm of the hand" (cf. Irish bass, Breton boz "the hollow of the hand"). The exact measure varied from place to place and according to commodity, and since late 14c. it has been used loosely to mean "a large quantity or number."