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  • abbr. bushel, a unit of weight or dry measure

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rectangular silver coin of Japan, equal to one fourth of a rio or tael.
  • n. Abbreviations of bushel or bushels.


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  • Ghost comment? Boo!

    I mean, bu! :-P

    November 2, 2007

  • An old Japanese rectangular coin. (Listed in OED2).

    This wasn't first listed by me; it picked up a ghost comment remaining after the original lister deleted the word.

    November 2, 2007

  • What all the cool kids call Malibu, because life's too short to bother with extra syllables.

    May 10, 2007