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Definition of bushel noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[countable] a unit for measuring grain and fruit (equal in volume to 8 gallons)
  2. 2bushels [plural] bushel (of something) (informal) a large amount of something
  3. Idioms
    hide your light under a bushel
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    to not let people know that you are good at something
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: bushel