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bushelman

[boo sh-uh l-muh n, -man] /ˈbʊʃ əl mən, -ˌmæn/
noun, plural bushelmen
[boo sh-uh l-muh n, -men] /ˈbʊʃ əl mən, -ˌmɛn/ (Show IPA)
1.
a person who alters or repairs garments; busheler.
Origin of bushelman
1840-1850
1840-50; bushel2 + man1
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  • You would say he had been brought up a bushelman in Essex Street.

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