Usage examples for bushel

  1. The Europeans, of course, preferred to settle near the Cherokees, from whom they could obtain their Indian corn at fifty cents a bushel, while the American planters demanded two dollars, and sometimes three. – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  2. Hold it, dear, every bushel, and, before you yield an inch, let them break you if they can. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  3. If one bushel of wheat is produced with ten hours' labor, a second with eight hours' labor and a third with six hours' labor, the average is eight hours, and we may fix the value of the bushel of wheat according. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.