Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A budget or pouch. Spenser, F. Q., III. x. 29.
- n. In heraldry, the figure of a vessel for carrying water. It is meant to represent a yoke with two leathern pouches attached to it, formerly used for the conveyance of water to an army. Also called
- n. Obsolete form of budget.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Her.) A charge representing a leather vessel for carrying water; -- also called
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