If horses were to eat in the same ratio they would require at least a maund of oats per diem to keep them in health!
Such a man carried the sandal one maund of sandal and 20 tolas of camphor, rejoicing that he would lay them on Gopal!
There being 40 Bengl sers to the man, Bburs word mnbn seems to be another name for the man or maund.
An elephant can carry a weight of ten or twelve maunds—a maund being equal to eighty pounds.
maund, mawnd, n. a measure of weight in India, its value varying in different places from about 25 to about 85 pounds avoirdupois.
The alms-basket was also called a maund, and those who partook of its contents maunders.
Wheat is considered dear if less than one maund is sold for the rupee.
If seuerall sorts of apples be packt in one maund or basket, then betweene euery sort, lay sweet strawe of a pretty thicknesse.
In Almorah a maund of rice or mundooa sells for something less than a rupee; barley for eight annas; and wheat for a rupee.
From the slowness with which it flows, I should consider half a maund to be a fair average for each bleeding.