from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. (noun) A surf-boat in use at Bombay and along the Malabar coast. Also called bunder-boat.
- n. (noun) A unit of measurement for land area used in the Low Countries.
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He was the sole survivor of the crew of some dhow or bunder-boat, they said.
To get rid of this Babel confusion of tongues as soon as possible, we took refuge in the first bunder boat and made for the shore.
The total amount of surface gained to the agriculture of the Netherlands by diking out the sea and by draining shallow bays and lakes, is estimated by Staring at three hundred and fifty-five thousand bunder or hectares, equal to eight hundred and seventy-seven thousand two hundred and forty acres, which is one-tenth of the area of the kingdom.
'Bunder' comes from a Persian word meaning 'port' or 'haven.'