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    what's this line mean?

    "A BUSHEL—THAT’S FOUR WHOLE PECKS—OF THANKS TO…" form a book. i am not an native english speaker,so i don't know what's the meaning.expect someone can help me.thank you

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    Those are units of measure. AFAIK not much used except for farm produce. Somewhat similar to saying
    A liter - That's 10 whole deciliters - of ....
    except a bushel is a basket size

    I'm guessing you didn't mention the context very well and it's a pun on the work "peck" used for a "quick kiss"?

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    I think it's just a way of expressing "many thanks".

    Bushel and Peck are units of volume.

    In the US system:

    1 bushel = 35.24 litres

    1 peck = 8.809768 litres

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    thanks guys ,got it.


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