From Hindi [Term?].
budgerow (plural budgerows)
- (now historical) A large, slow-moving barge used in India.
1838, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], Duty and Inclination, volume II, London: Henry Colburn, page 218:
In a short time after a budgerow lay beside the vessel, and notice was given that it came to convey about fifteen passengers on shore.
- 2008, Amitav Ghosh, Sea of Poppies, Penguin 2015, p. 39:
- A double-masted houseboat of capacious dimensions, the budgerow’s hull was painted blue and grey, to match the Raskhali estate's livery […]