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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A measure equal to three pecks. The old Amsterdam schepel, or bushel, was about one fourth less than the bushel used in the United States. See bushel, 1.


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  • Three pecks, to be exact.

    November 19, 2010