from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Holland, a decaliter, equal to 2.64 United States gallons.
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Every acre of land, whether cultivated or not, pays a bushel, that is, one schepel and a fifth of wheat.
The grain by this means fell still lower in price, and while we were there the people could not obtain more than four or five guilders in _zeewan_ for a schepel of fine wheat, that is, sixteen stivers or one guilder of Holland money. [