from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A large water-bag of skin or leather used by a Hindu bheesty or water-carrier. It is usually the whole skin of a goat or sheep tanned and dressed.
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Crossed the river on the usual _mussuck_ rafts, the animals forded it, at the quiet head of a rapid, water breast deep: this river is smaller than that from Kooner.