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TUB, measures. In mercantile law, a tub is a measure containing sixty pounds weight of tea; and from fifty-six to eighty-six pounds of camphor. Jacob's Law Dict. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Usually 2-3 tubfuls are needed to process the entire harvest.
They have always considered it a great thrill roaming the highways and byways of the local vicinity collecting tubfuls of free fruit.
There is a lot of it about in B71 and it is not just coming in tubfuls labelled 'League Position'.