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  • n. Plural form of bushelman.

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Examples

  • Cutters or bushelmen or armhole basters, they sat cross-legged stitching, snatched at scissors, stole each other thimbles.

    Three Ghosts. IV. Playthings of the Wind

  • Nobody, though, called on anybody else to defend the glory of the flag; nobody invited anybody to remember the _Lusitania_; nobody spoke a single one of the fine speeches which the bushelmen of fiction at home were even then thinking up to put into the mouths of men moving into battle.

    From Place to Place

  • 'Wanted three bushelmen; one coat-maker; first-class pants operator; shoe shiner; two farm carpenters, Arizona, four dollars a day, fare refunded; two carpenters, city, five dollars a day; one hundred muckers, New Mexico, two-fifty day; one trammer, three-fifty day; one hundred laborers, New

    The She Boss A Western Story

  • He scanned the long column, which mostly concerned bakers, bushelmen, cooks, compositors, drivers, and the like, finding two things only which arrested his eye.

    Sister Carrie

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