bojh [Hindi बोझ ]

In India, ? – 19th century, a unit of capacity,

sources

1

Bojh, Literally, a load. In agricultural language it comprises about five Dhokas of com.-See Dubea. and Bel.

H. M. Elliot, 1845, page 93.

2

Bojh, H[indi]. (), Ben[gali]. Bojá or Bojhá, (, , Hindi () A sheaf or bundle of grain or grass ; also, a load, a burthen. A load of corn equal to five Dhokas, but the measure varies in different districts, and also according to the crops. The first of the pans placed for receiving sugar from the boiler.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 91.

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