Pronunciation: (boosh'ul),[key] —n. 1. a unit of dry measure containing 4 pecks, equivalent in the U.S. (and formerly in England) to 2150.42 cubic inches or 35.24 liters (Winchester bushel), and in Great Britain to 2219.36 cubic inches or 36.38 liters (Imperial bushel).Abbr.: bu., bush.
2. a container of this capacity.
3. a unit of weight equal to the weight of a bushel of a given commodity.
4. a large, unspecified amount or number: a bushel of kisses.
Pronunciation: (boosh'ul),[key] —v.t.,-eled, -el•ing or (esp. Brit.)-elled, el•ling. to alter or repair (a garment).