bangy (plural bangies)
- (India) A type of yoke carried on the shoulders, as a means for people to carry a load.
1837, Asiatic Society of Bengal, Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, page 267:
- The men, to the number of 800, march in single file, and each man occupies a space of six feet, being obliged to carry a bangy containing his provisions, cooking pots, &c. besides his musket, which is tied to the bangy stick.
- Characterized by banging sounds.