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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An old French dry measure, corresponding in name to the English bushel, but much smaller in capacity.

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  • And gathering swallows twitter in the skies. admin Uncategorized john keats, michelle boisseau, to autumn

    2005 » November

  • Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn. admin Uncategorized michelle boisseau, the world is too much with us, william wordsworth

    2005 » July

  • Ensuite il s'amusa à compter tous les grains d'un boisseau de ble, et successivement il sut compter le nombre de rails ou morceaux de bois necessaires pour enclore un champ d'une telle étendue, ou de grains nécessaires pour le semer.

    The Journal of Negro History, Volume 1, January 1916

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