water bouget


water bouget
/booh"jit/
1. (formerly) a leather bag suspended at each end of a pole or yoke and used for carrying water.
2. Also, water budget. Heraldry. a representation of a pair of these joined by a yoke, used as a charge.
[1560-70; bouget, var. of BUDGET]

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