In India, the Philippines, and elsewhere in southern Asia, 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of count for pieces of cloth, = 20 pieces.

According to Doursther (page 112), at Fort Marlborough in Sumatra it was also used as a unit of count for baskets of tobacco, = 40.



Grund (1834), page 116, for Acheeh on the island of Sumatra.


The Corge is 20 pieces.

The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British and Foreign India, China, and Australasia. Vol. 23. August, 1837.
London: Wm. H. Allen and Co., 1837.
Page 332.

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