Dalal Broker or middleman in commercial transactions.
Goldar Wholesale· merchant owning a warehouse (gola).
Mahajan Wholesale merchant or big banker in eastern, northern and
Marwari Native of Marwar in Rajasthan who followed the business
of banker, merchant or broker.
Paikar Merchant’s agent concerned with buying goods from
artisans in eastern India.
Sahukar Banker and moneylender in western India.
Saudagar Big merchant involved in long distance trade in eastern
Seth Banker and moneylender in eastern, western and northern
Sarraf A professional banker who provided specialised service as
supplier of credit through the hundis.
Aurang Depot for manufactured goods or localised manufacturing
Bhaichara Brotherhood holding lands or certain rights and privileges
as common property.
Bhiga Measure of land area, varying widely but never more than
Chowki Customs outpost.
Cowries Conch shells used as a medium of exchange.
Daroga Head of police, customs or excise outpost.
Diwani Right to collect revenue of a province.
Farman Royal order or decree
Ganj Mart or trade centre or market.
Hasil Land revenue actually collected or realised from an estate