boosh'-el (modios):

A dry measure containing about a peck, but as it is used in the New Testament (Matthew 5:15; Mark 4:21; Luke 11:33) it does not refer to capacity but is used only to indicate a covering to conceal the light.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'BUSHEL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.