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Traditional measure of capacity (volume) of a container, specially for dry commodities or produce such as fruits, vegetables, or grains. In the UK, a bushel equals 2219.36 cubic inches (36.37 liters) or 8.0 imperial gallons. In the US (where it is called Winchester bushel) it equals 2150.42 cubic inches (35.24 liters) or about 9.3 US gallons.

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If you are selling fruits sometimes you will just sell them by the bushel instead of breaking it down to the weight.
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When dealing with certain products it can save you a lot of time to just sell them by the bushel instead of by the weight.
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There was a dry bushel of leaves in the backyard that I had to clean up before my brother got home.
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