1) Familiar still as a word for a bundle of corn but formerly a more general measure, used for a variety of commodities.
1453 24 shife tasilles [teazles], Hull
1503 ij sheff of blew glasse, one sheff of red, York
1508 x shaffe Renysh glase, York
1515-6 Pro j c ferri, iiij sheiffes de calabe, York.