Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A measure established in England in 1701, containing 2,150.42 cu. in., was called the Winchester Bushel; one established there in 1826 contains 2,118,192 cu. in.; here the measure varies in different states.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    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 Hili (N. Y.) 106; Hockin v. Cooke, 4 Term, 316.