schepel

noun sche·pel \ ˈskāpəl \

Definition of schepel

plural -s
1 or less commonly skipple \ˈskipəl\ :an old Dutch unit of dry measure equal to ¹/₄ muid or about ³/₄ bushel
2 :a modern Dutch unit of capacity equal to one dekaliter

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Origin and Etymology of schepel

Dutch, from Middle Dutch; akin to Old High German sceffil bushel, skepfen to shape, form, create


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