Bushel FAQs:


Q: Was a bushel equal to 2 kennings?

A: Yes, and 4 pecks or 8 gallons and was used mostly for agricultural products such as wheat.

Q: Was a bushel redefined as 56 avoirdupois pounds?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a bushel reckoned to contain 64 pounds of 12 ounces of 20 pence of 32 grains?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a bushel the Scheffel?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bushel an intermediate value between the pound and ton or tun that was introduced to England following the Norman Conquest?

A: Yes.

Q: Are bushels now most often used as units of mass or weight rather than of volume?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a bushel a variant of this?

A: Yes, and rounded to exactly 2150.

Q: Was a bushel the volume of a cylinder 18?

A: Yes.