This section is from the book "The Home Cyclopedia Of General Information", by Charles Morris. Also available from Amazon: Home Cyclopedia of Necessary Knowledge.
[Fr.] A measure of capacity of 4 pecks or 8 gallons or 32 quarts. The English imperial bushel contains 80 lbs. of water at 620 F. The United States bushel contains 77.6274 lbs. of water at 39.8° F.
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