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in heaps & when a breeze springs
up the women take it up in
dishes & letting it fall from their
own height the Chaff is blown
away. sometimes a kind of fan
is used. the same process is re-
peated every day until the paddy
is well cleaned & is often exported
in the native boats in that form
for the Rice Market it much
resembles barley. The natives are
Mughs or Burmans. there seem
to be no Bengalees in the village
one or two of the natives speak
a little Bengalee. The Men dress
with turban with which the hair
is rolled up. a white cotton kind
of Jacket & a lungy or piece
of variously cold. cloth wrapped
round the body & coming
down as far as the knees. the
women have their hair brushd

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