In Worcestershire, England, a unit of dry capacity. For barley or oats, 4 (imperial?) bushels. For wheat, 3 bushels weighing in all 190 pounds.

James Britten.
Old Country and Farming Words.
English Dialect Society, number 30.
London: Trübner and Co., 1880.

Page 170. Britten's source was probably Morton's Cyclopedia of Agriculture (1863).


Curnock, s. Four bushels of corn.

Thomas Wright.
A Dictionary of Obsolete and Provincial English.
London: Henry G. Bohn, 1857.
Page 366.

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