from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A kind of plain coarse India muslin.
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The quantity obtained from one tree has not exactly been ascertained; by some it is stated to be as much as four or five maunds, while others say that a moderate tree will only yield one gurrah full, or about ten seers.
I suppose the agony of hanging forward from the arms, and the blows of staff and stone, had stunned the lad -- who had offended Ibrahim, it appeared, by preventing him from entering my brother's house -- probably to poison his water-_lotah_  and _gurrah_  -- at the door of which he, Moussa Isa, lay sick.