What is BUSHEL?

A dry measure, containing four pecks, eight gallons, or thirty-two quarts. But the dimensions of a bushel, and the weight of a bushel of grain, etc., vary in the different states in consequence of statutory enactments. Richardson v. Spafford, 13 Vt. 245; Milk v. Christie, 1 Hill (N. Y.) 106; Hoekin v. Cooke, 4 Term, 316.

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