Definitions

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  • n. A tailor's assistant for repairing garments.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tailor's assistant for repairing garments; -- called also busheler.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as busheler.

Etymologies

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bushel +‎ -man?

Examples

  • What, for instance (they will say) is a "bushelman"?

    Walking-Stick Papers

  • No, my dears (for though I never saw a bushelman, I'd rather see than be one), he engages in the tailoring business, in the sweatshop way (as well as I can make out).

    Walking-Stick Papers

  • It might be well to be one so much in constant demand as a bushelman.

    Walking-Stick Papers

  • You would say he had been brought up a bushelman in Essex Street.

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