Bouget

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Bouget (Her) A charge representing a leather vessel for carrying water; -- also called water bouget.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bouget A budget or pouch. Spenser, F. Q., III. x. 29.
    • n bouget In heraldry, the figure of a vessel for carrying water. It is meant to represent a yoke with two leathern pouches attached to it, formerly used for the conveyance of water to an army. Also called water-bouget.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. bougette, sack, bag. Cf. Budget

Usage

In literature:

In heraldry, the common bucket is called a water bouget or budget.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
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