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water bouget

  1. (formerly) a leather bag suspended at each end of a pole or yoke and used for carrying water.
  2. Also water budget. Heraldry. a representation of a pair of these joined by a yoke, used as a charge.
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Origin of water bouget

1560–70; bouget, variant of budget
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Historical Examples

  • The shield of arms is flanked on either side by a representation of a water-bouget.

    The Old Inns of Old England, Volume II (of 2)

    Charles G. Harper