from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the East Indies, a sort of bamboo pole or yoke carried on a person's shoulder with a load suspended at each end. Hence A parcel-post; a carrier.
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To avoid this, on the following Sunday the child's maternal uncle makes a banghy, which is carried across the shoulders like a large pair of scales, and weighs the child in it against cowdung.
Rehenneko, strong enough for tent and banghy poles; and in numbers sufficient to supply an army.
He then takes the banghy and deposits it at cross-roads outside the village.
When begging, they carry a _kawar_ or banghy, holding two baskets covered with cloth, and into this they put all their alms.
Such a shattering of the joints, such a vibration of the vertebræ, such a churning of the viscera, I had not felt since travelling by banghy-cart in India.