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Bushel

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To measure other people’s corn by one’s own bushel. To make oneself the standard of right and wrong; to appraise everything as it accords or disagrees with one’s own habits of thought and preconceived opinions; to be extremely bigoted and self-opiniated.

Under a bushel. Secretly; in order to hide it.

Do men light a candle and put it under a bushel?”—Matt. v. 15.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bursa (a bull’s hide)
Burst
Bury the Hatchet
Burying
Burying at Cross Roads
Bus
Busby (A)
Busby
Bush
Bushel
Bushman (Dutch, Boschjesman)
Bushrangers
Business, Busy
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Busirane
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Buskin
Buss
Busterich
Busy as a Bee